Police nab suspected kidnapper, armed robbers in Anambra
Police in Anambra State have arrested a suspected kidnapper, Chinwetalu Oranu for masterminding the kidnap of one Obiora Okonkwo at Agbara industrial layout in Ogun State on the 30th of April this year.
A press release by Anambra State police command’s spokesperson, SP Haruna Mohammed stated that men of the command have also arrested a 24 and 28-year-old armed robbery suspects, Ajumobi Chibueze and Bosa Chidi respectively.
Haruna said the suspects were specialists in snatching motorbikes and had on 11/05/2019 robbed one Peter Morah of his motorcycle and two mobile phones at gunpoint.
Part of the release reads, “Operatives attached to Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) and operation Puff Adder had on the 13/5/2019 at about 2:00 pm arrested at Omagba phase 1, Onitsha one Chinwetalu Oranu ‘m’ aged 20 years.
“Suspect masterminded the kidnap of one Obiora Okonkwo’ at Agbara industrial layout in Ogun State on the 30/4/2019 and has confessed to the crime.”
He disclosed that after preliminary investigation, the suspect would be handed over to Ogun State Police command where the offence was committed for further investigation and prosecution.
Haruna warned criminal elements in the state to quit crime or leave the state entirely, as the newly launched operation Puff Adder would not spare criminal elements who insist on fomenting trouble for residents of the state.