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PRESS BRIFING PARADE OF VICIOUS AND NOTORIOUS KIDNAP FOR RANSOM GANG/CULTISTS RESPONSIBLE FOR SEVERAL KIDNAPPINGS, ARMED ROBBERIES AND CULTISM IN RIVERS AND OTHER STATES IN THE SOUTH- SOUTH. AT THE FORCE HEADQUARTERS, ABUJA BY CSP JIMOH MOSHOOD, FORCE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER FORCE HEADQUARTERS, ABUJA ON 28TH OF MARCH, 2017

Gentlemen of the Press, you are welcome to today’s press briefing. The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris, NPM, mni, concerned with kidnappings and other violent crimes in Rivers and other South – Southern States mandated IGP Monitoring Unit to unravel those responsible for the heinous and dastard act and put an end to the menace.

 

 

CASE 1:         ARREST OF   KIDNAP FOR RANSOM SUSPECTS, RESCUE OF VICTIM AND RECOVERY OF ARMS AND AMMUNITION

 

SUSPECT:

i.             Michael Obi ‘M’ 34 years old native of Boki Town cross Rivers State

ii.           Kelechi Ndukwu ‘M’ 30 years old from Ahiazu Mbaise LGA of Imo State

iii.         Ifeanyi Ezechukwu ‘M’ 28 years

iv.         Chinedu Amadi ‘M’ 18 years

 

 

 

EXHIBITS:

i.             one (1) locally made Revolver Pistol

ii.           Four (4) live ammunition

iii.         One (1) expended ammunition

iv.         One (1) locally made Pistol

v.           Three (3) live cartridges

vi.         One expended cartridge

vii.        Two hundred thousand naira (#200,000) ransom Money.

 

2.  The operatives of IGP Monitoring Unit carried out raid on a kidnappers hideout at Umuike Allu area of Rivers state on 20/3 2017 about 1230hrs and arrested the above mentioned suspects Michael  Obi 34 years and Kelechi Ndukwu  30 years old,  and rescued the victim (name with held), a student of Federal University of Technology Owerri, Imo State.

Equally, on 23/3/2017 about 1010hrs, another raid was carried out at Umuanwa community Ikwerre LGA in Rivers State and arrested Ifeanyi  Ezechukwu 28 years and Chinedu Amadi 18 years for kidnapping their land Lady and her son who were promptly rescued by the Police team and reunited with their family.

The suspects were identified by the victims and will be charge to court on completion of investigation.

 

CASE 2:           RAIDING OF CULTISTS HIDEOUT

 

SUSPECTS:

i.                   John Oteh ‘M’ 25 years

ii.                Atochi Oteh ‘M’ 41 years

EXHIBITS:

i.             One (1) Military Lar Rifle No. 770786

ii.           One (1) locally made double barrel gun

iii.         Two (2) locally made single barrel cut-to size guns

iv.         One (1) locally made pistol

v.           Seven (7) cartridges

vi.         One (1) expended cartridge

 

3.     On 20/3/2017 at about 0500hrs, sequel to the directive of Inspector General of Police on the activities of Cultists in Rivers State and environs , the IGP Monitoring Unit in Rivers State Command working on actionable intelligence with other specialized Technical Units of the Force under the supervision of the Deputy Commissioner of Police, swooped on the hideout of vicious kidnap for ransom and cultist gang “Iceland Confraternity” Den in Ebitanwo/Rumuakude Communities and arrested two (2) members of the gang and recovered the exhibits listed above from them: They confessed to the crime admitting to the various roles they played in the commission of  various armed robberies, kidnappings and other cultist activities linked to them. They will be charged to court on completion of the investigation

 

4. The Inspector General of Police wishes to assure the good people of Rivers State and other states of the Federation of adequate security and implore them to co-operate with the Police personnel deployed in their localities to serve them better by providing useful and timely information necessary for crime prevention and detection in their areas.

 

CSP JIMOH O. MOSHOOD

Force Public Relations Officers

Force Headquarters

Abuja.

 
 

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