POLICE RESCUES KIDNAP VICTIM
The Imo State Police Command has paraded a suspected kidnap gang and rescued their victim alive. The commissioner of Police, Rabiu Ladoja while addressing the
media stated that the suspects all males aged between 20 to 30 years include George Udochukwu Okoro of Orodo aka “Bush”,Izuchukwu Chukwuma of Ifakala,
Uzoma Nwaiwu also of Ifakala, Ihezie Chinaza of Umuonyahu Orodo, and Ndudi chukwunaka Ahamefule of Ofekata Orodo were arrested following an intelligent reports.
He stated that exhibits recovered from the suspects include two (2) locally made pistols, four (4) live cartridges, two (2) padlocks, a bunch of keys. a long metal chain and one Toyota
CP Rabiu, submitted that on 6/10/2019, the victim Chidozie Orji ‘M’
aged 38 of Egbeada in Mbaitoli lga was returning to his house with his brother one Nkemjika Ewuziem from a child dedication ceremony. He stopped along the road for his brother to alight from the vehicle and immediately four unknown gun men, operating on a motorcycle attacked
them, descending on the victim with their arms and this enabled the victim’s brother escape and they continually hit the victim with their gun butt, blindfolded him and sped off in his Toyota highlander.
He stated that the command recorded the success following a systematically coordinated intelligence operation led by operatives of Anti – Kidnapping Unit, the first suspect, George Udochukwu was arrested at Ifakala in Mbaitoli L.G.A.
Suspect later led operatives to an uncompleted building inside a bush
at Orodo in Mbaitoli L.G.A where other members of the gang were also
arrested and victim subsequently rescued unhurt.
Suspects have made useful statements to the police confessing to the crime and
investigation in ongoing.
He disclosed that the victim has been reunited with his family after all necessary medical attention was administered to him.