Three members of a suspected criminal gang of kidnappers have been arrested by joint security operatives in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State.
The suspects were apprehended late on Thursday, after a gun battle with the security operatives in the area.
Their names were given as Chinonso Offor, a native of Enugu State, resident in Ekwulọbịa, Hycent Ugwuike, native of Nsukka, resident in Onitsha and Samuel Sunday from Akwa-Ibom but resident in Isuochi, Abịa State.
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According to the security operatives, “After hot gun exchanges, the security operatives also rescued their kidnap victim, who was kidnapped at Neni by Okacha Junction.
“Two AK-47 with live ammunition, fake police and army uniforms, two mobile phones, two bulletproof vests, two walkie-talkies, one black Prado Jeep with registration number: GWA – 696 CM ABUJA, one Ash Lexus 350 with registration number: EKY – 605GV LAGOS and others were recovered from them.”
Confirming the incident to the press on Saturday, the state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, said the hoodlums confessed to the Anambra State Police operatives as being members of the Indigenous People of Biafra.
“The hoodlums are still in police custody, undergoing further investigations,” Ikenga added.
via: Information Nigeria
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