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Police Arrest Two Suspects For Child Abduction

Posted: Jun 11, 2015 at 3:18 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

By Anolu Vincent  Owerri


Operatives of the Anti-Kidnapping unit of the Imo State Police Command has arrested a syndicate who allegedly specialised in stealing and child trafficking.

The suspects –Kelechi Nwogu aged 22 and Ebuka Ibe also 22 were arrested following a distress call to the police.

The Commissioner of Police Mr. Austin  Evbakhavbockum disclosed this while briefing newsmen on  some of the  arrest  recorded by his command recently. The two suspects according to the CP abducted two siblings of the same parents-Chukwuma Ezeribe (m) aged 4 and Chigozie Ezeribe (m) aged 3 who were returning from school at Amazu Amato, in the Orsu Council area.

“The two victims were being conveyed by the suspects to a prospective buyer before operatives pursued  and arrested them”, adding that upon a search conducted in the house of one of the suspects,  Ebuka Ibe, the following exhibits were  recovered… one locally made revolver pistol with one round of 99mm live ammunition, one locally made short gun with one line cartridge, one locally  made single barrel gum and two big  iron cutters.

Also following the report of the kidnap of one Mrs Martins Ndukwu of Umuokanne Mgbirichi road, in the Ohaji/Egbema council area Evabakhavbokum said that operatives of the anti kidnapping unit of his command arrested one Barnabas Chidiebere aged 34 Chinwendu,  Okaru aged 29 Chibundu Amadi (32) and Kenneth Ordu (29) all of Ohaji/Egbema LGA, stating that the suspects were arrested in connection with  the kidnap of the victim who had been rescued  unhurt.