Police In Imo State Re-Arrests Notorious Kidnap Kingpin Eze Obinna

Operatives of the Police Imo Quick Intervention Team command on 17th May, 2021 arrested one EZE OBINNA (Male) 35 years of age, a native of Amaimo, Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo state, over his involvement in series of kidnap incidents lately.

The operatives while acting on the directives of the Commissioner of Police, Commissioner of Police ABUTU YARO, fdc. To rid Imo state of crime and criminality.To take the war against violent crime to the den of the hoodlums, as well as rearrest the escapee inmates of the Correctional services.

The QIT stormed Obinze, Owerri West L.G.A. Imo State, arrested the said Eze Obinna whom has since his escape from the Prison, formed another deadly kidnap gang and have been terrorising Owerri and environs.

In a statement signed by the state command SP Orlando Ikeokwu for the CP, sometime in December 2020, the suspect was arrested by the operatives of the Anti Kidnapping unit , for kidnapping a victim, where he personally transferred the sum of five Million Naira (N5,000,000) from the victims Bank account to his own account, and later collected the sum of four Million Naira (N4,000,000) cash, as ransom from the same victim, while the victims Toyota Venza car is yet to be recovered. Three AK 47 Rifles with large number of ammunitions were also recovered from them then.

They were charged to court and remanded in Prison custody. However, they were set free during the attack on the Correctional services on the 5th of April, 2021.

The Commissioner of Police has ordered the arrest of all his gang members, as well as moping up their operational arms, efforts is ongoing in that regard, while investigation is ongoing.

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