Imo State Police Command has again achieved a great feat in fighting crime in the state.
This time a notorious native doctor which was believed to be the one making charms for the Unknown Gunmen that has taken away the peace of the citizens in the state.
According to Press Release by the command on the 9th of June, 2021 via the Police Public Relations Officer SP Bala Elkana, the police arrested nine members of the gang believed to be IPOB/ESN Members including a notorious Native doctor Uzoamaka Ugoanyanwu, below is the full release signed by SP Elkana.
NINE (9) SUSPECTS INVOLVED IN THE ATTACK OF THE COUNTRY HOME OF THE GOVERNOR OF IMO STATE WERE ALSO ARRESTED.
-CHINEDU NWAKIRE “M” (ONEDOOR)48 YRS OLD
-UZOAMAKA UGOANYANWU (NATIVE DOCTOR) 40YRS OLD
In consonance with the mandate given to the operatives of the Command by IGP ALKALI BABA USMAN to fish out all criminal elements in the state and restore normalcy to the state as soon as feasible, and in tandem with the determination and directive of the Commissioner of Police Imo state CP Abutu Yaro,fdc.
On the 8/6/21 at about 1630 hrs, Tactical teams of the Command through diligent and painstaking investigations, stormed Ukwuorji, Mbaitoli Local Government area, along Onitsha road , and arrested one EZEUGO ORDU “M” 65 yrs old, a native of Ubachima, Omuma, Oru West LGA.
He confessed to be a member of IPOB/ESN, and made useful statements to the Police as regards to the recent attacks on Police stations as well as the residence of Governor Hope Uzodinma.
He further led operatives of the Command to the IPOB/ESN camp a Bush close to Njaba River, nine persons were arrested at the criminal hideout while planning another attack, assorted charms were recovered from them.
However, two (2) out of the nine arrested in the hideout,
CHINEDU NWAKAIRE “M” aka ONE DOOR, 48 yrs old UZOAMAKA UGOANYANWU “M”, (thier native Doctor) 40 yrs old, were identified to be part of the hoodlums that attacked the private residence of Gov. Hope Uzodinma and also some Police stations as well, they confessed to the crime, and also stated their roles during the operations.
Furthermore, the CP used the opportunity to reiterate the call on members of the IPOB/ESN, or any other criminal syndicate operating in the state especially those who stole Police arms and ammunitions to voluntarily surrender themselves to enable them get “soft landing”, or they will be arrested face the full wrath of the law, as the Command will do everything possible to rid Imo state of crime and criminality.