Nigerian Police Kill Kidnap Kingpin In Anambra, Arrest Native Physician, 4 Others

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Power, Anambra State Command, have killed a pacesetter of a

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Power, Anambra State Command, have killed a pacesetter of a kidnapping gang, arrested a local physician and 4 others in Oba space within the Idemili South Native Authorities Space of the state.
The kidnap kingpin was mentioned to be a former member of a vigilante group who decamped and joined armed kidnappers terrorizing the state.

An eyewitness who most popular to cover his id mentioned the criminals stormed the realm in a Sport Utility Car, and kidnapped their victims however on their method to escape with the victims, they have been interrupted by policemen on the Roundabout.
The eyewitness mentioned that the abductors entered the city via Nanka street and headed in the direction of Ekwulobia earlier than they have been intercepted by safety operatives.
The Anambra State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, who confirmed the incident to journalists on Monday on the State Command, Awka, mentioned that following clever data made obtainable to the police, detectives of the command tracked the remainder of the abductors to their location in Neni in Anaocha Native Authorities Space of the state, the place they rescued a sufferer and one Emeka suspected to be complicit within the crime.
Emeka who confessed to the crime led the detectives to the gangsters’ hideout in Oba in Idemili South Native Authorities Space the place they engaged the police in a shootout and the chief recognized as Chinedu Ajogu was gunned down whereas 5 others together with a local physician suspected to be their drugs man have been arrested.
DSP Ikenga mentioned, “Based mostly on intelligence gathered which point out the placement of a kidnap sufferer in Neni in Anaocha Native Authorities Space, Police Operatives working with the vigilante stormed the placement, on Sunday 5 June, 2022, rescued the sufferer and arrested one Emeka who was suspected of complicity within the crime.
“Upon interrogation, he confessed to the crime and led detectives to the hideout of his gang in Oba in Idemili South Native Authorities Space the place detectives engaged the gangsters in a shootout.
“The gang chief, one Chinedu Ajogu, a.ok.a Sampolo was gunned down and 5 others together with their native physician have been arrested for interrogation and prosecution.
“The next objects have been recovered from the hoodlums: one SMG Rifle, one Beretta Pistol, two regionally made RevolverPistols, one Dagger, one Biafra Flag, two pairs of ESN uniform, two berets, two internet belts, assorted charms and one Acura SUV snatched from a Reverend Father in Awgbu on Might 31, 2022.
“Suspects arrested are being

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