February 29, 2024

February 29, 2024

Anambra Police Busts Another Kidnap Gang, Rescue Victim

Operatives of the Anambra State Police Command have busted a kidnap gang and rescued a victim in Nnewichi, Nnewi North Local Government Area of the state.
Spokesperson of the command, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, September 14, 2023, said operatives also recovered a pump action gun and two homemade grenades from the kidnappers’ hideout.
“Operatives of Anti Kidnap Squad of Anambra State Police Command have smashed yet another kidnap gang, this time at Nnewi Ichi. The Squad which was on patrol with vigilante men on 13th September, 2023 got information about the kidnappers’ hideout and stormed the place,” the statement read.
“A kidnapped victim found in the hideout was rescued and conveyed to a hospital at Nnewi for treatment. One of the suspected kidnappers was arrested.
“Operatives recovered One Pump Action Gun and two locally fabricated hand grenades at the hideout
“The Commissioner of Police, CP Aderemi Adeoye, while commending Police Operatives and the local Vigilante on this collaboration that has been effective against criminal elements asked them to sustain the onslaught until crime is reduced to the barest minimum and people can move around in safety.”

 

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