NSCDC officer, husband, exconvicts, 60 others nabbed for gun running, kidnapping, trafficking in Imo State

www.odogwublog.com reports that a personnel of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) Mrs Gloria Ogbonna; her husband, Mr Frank Ogbonna were yesterday paraded by the Imo State Police Commissioner for supply of arms and ammunition to armed robbers and kidnappers.

This is even as a four female ex-convict syndicate of the Port Harcourt prisons were paraded for child stealing and trafficking.

Ogbonna was alleged to have confessed supplying arms to criminals who in turn used it to unleash mayhem on their victims.

He however said he only serviced arms and ammunition for his clients, insisting that his wife was unaware of his dealings.

However, Mrs Ogbonna denied knowledge of any dealing in arms and suspected criminals, saying they were separated for many years, and that upon reunion, she had no access to his room.

According to her, as a staff of NSCDC, she was serving in a division adding that she had no dealings with arms and ammunitions. 

The female ex-convicts syndicate namely: 22 years old Chiamaka Ukeje; 26 years old Sandra Ezuka; 41 years old Ruth Solomon; and 45 years old Joy Edum were arrested following the stealing of five years old Chinagorom Ndukwe who hails from Umuduru in Isiala Mbano local government area alongside Chiamaka.

The syndicate had sold little Chinagorom to Joy Blessing Edum of Rumuwara Obiakpo in Port Harcourt area of Rivers State for the sum of three hundred and fifty thousand Naira (N350,000).

According to Chiamaka, she kidnapped the little girl in other to get at her uncle and his wife for fighting her father.

Another suspect paraded was one Kingsley Chukwuemeka who escaped alongside late robbery kingpin, Henry Nwabueze popularly called Vampire from the Owerri high court on January 27th, 2017.

Kingsley was alleged to be in possession of firearms illegally.

According to him, after escaping with Vampire's from the court, they were dropped off somewhere with an admonition that should sort out themselves henceforth.

He lamented that after the escape, there was nothing for him to do, saying he did all sorts to keep body and soul together.

Another set paraded was a Pastor, Benjamin Ndieze who arranged with church members, Blessing Ahamefule who brought her daughter, little Faith Ahamefule whose kidnap was arranged, after which the Pastor prophesied that she will be found at NNPC Owerri mega station, to make him appear as a spirit-filled Pastor.

Other members involved in the Deliverance Home of Comfort Assembly Church include Emmanuel Onuoha and Nkeiruka Ibe.

Church members had in excitement started shouting kidnap which alerted passersby and the police who during investigation discovered that it was arranged, while the alleged Pastor has confessed to the crime.

A total of 60 persons were paraded yesterday for various crimes ranging from kidnap, child stealing, armed robbery, cultism; while tens of exhibits which included cars, arms and ammunitions, and other weapons recovered were displayed. 

NSCDC officer, husband, exconvicts, 60 others nabbed for gun running, kidnapping, trafficking in Imo State NSCDC officer, husband, exconvicts, 60 others nabbed for gun running, kidnapping, trafficking in Imo State Reviewed by Odogwu Emeka Odogwu on Friday, March 02, 2018 Rating: 5

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