Anambra Commissioner of Police, CP Garba Baba Umar and harvest of arrests of criminals in Anambra

View unedited Anambra CP’s press conference brought to you by as moderated by PPRO Nkriuka Nwode, ASP

In Order to further stem the tide of crime and criminality and make all Ndi-Anambra and other law abiding citizens in the State safe and secured, the Command has during the period under review sustained its crime prevention strategies relying on actionable Intelligence and successfully cracked down on the following cases at various locations across the State.
 CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY, CHILD STEALING AND  MAKING FALSE STATEMENT; On the 8/7/2017 at about 1100hrs, Police detectives attached to Nnewi Division arrested one Oluchi Emeobi, female aged 24yrs of Nnewi Ichi of Nnewi LGA of Anambra State
Suspect conspired with her friend one Nchedoch Richard, female aged 26yrs of the same address and sold her Two Months old Baby to a woman popularly known as First Lady now at large.
In order to conceal her dastardly act, the suspect reported at the Police Station under false pretense that she left her baby under the custody of a  yet to be ascertained woman who absconded with  the Baby to unknown destination.
Exhibits recovered from the principal suspect include;
Sum of Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira (#250,000) cash and
One Motorcycle the suspect allegedly bought with part of the money realized from the sale of her baby.
Case under investigation and effort is being intensified to arrest the fleeing suspect and recover the baby
 ARREST OF A CHILD TRAFFICKING SYNDICATE: On the 28/6/2017, following Intelligence report, Police Operatives attached to the Command Monitoring Unit arrested four Man Syndicate as follows:
Rev. Pastor Raymond Igboanusi, male, aged 60 years of Oba Idemili South L.G.A
Angela Igboanusi, female, aged 42 years of the same address
Obinigwe Josephine, female, aged 56 years of Obu-Agu Village, Agulu in Aniocha L.G.A of Anambra State.
Jacob Onwuegbu, male, aged 62 years of Obu-Agulu Village all in Anambra State.
Suspects allegedly conspired and trafficked One Ifeanyi Odili, male, aged 10yrs at the sum of Three  hundred Thousand Naira (₦300,00.00)only.
 ARREST OF ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECTS AND RECOVERIES OF ARMS AND AMMUNITION: On the 22nd June 2017 at about 2100hrs, following a distress call, Police detectives attached to the Command Special Anti Robbery Squad arrested One Ogechukwu Ochomma male, aged 24 years of NO.17 Limca road Nkpor. Suspects who conspired with two others now at large were intercepted near Enamel bus stop at Okpoko/Awada along Onitsha/Owerri expressway. On sighting the Police, suspects opened fire and the Police responded accordingly as a result, one of the suspect who sustained a Gunshot injury on his leg was arrested while his accomplices abandoned their mission and escaped into the bush.
      Exhibits recovered from the suspects include,
One cut to size single Barrel gun
Two live cartridges and charms
Case under investigation and efforts are being intensified to apprehend other fleeing suspects.
    Meanwhile, between 26th June 2017 and now, the Command responded promptly to distress calls at various locations from across the State and foiled many Robbery incidents due its renewed strategies and sustained Operations which led to the arrest of the Fifteen additional suspects as follows;
 Onyebuchi Obesie, male aged 20 years of  Aguluezechukwu in Aguata L.G.A
 Emmanuel Uchenna male aged 18 years
 Ogbomma Ebuka male aged 22 years of Delta State University, residing at NO.9 Okwuenyi Street Onitsha
 Victor Onugha Chike male aged 20 years of Obosi Idemili North L.G.A. of Anambra State.
Ugwu Jasper Arinze male, aged 20 years of Nneke in Isiuko L.G.A of Enugu State.
 Echezona Oduah male, aged 28 years of Ogbakuba village in Ogbaru L.G.A of Anambra State.
 Elias Chigozie male, aged 24 years of Eziala village in Ezza L.G.A of Ebonyi State.
 Ifeanyi Okonkwo male, aged 28 years of Ogidi Town.
 Chidiebele Asiah male, aged 17 years of Eziowelle
Uchenna Nwafor male aged 18 years of the
  Same address
Nicholas Augustine male, aged 23 years of Benue State.
Charles Paul male, aged 24 years of Adamawa.
Nkemjika Okechukwu male aged 20 years of Ebonyi State.
Gabriel Hassan male, aged 25 years of Benue State.
     Exhibits recovered from the suspects include;
Five(5) Single Barrel Guns
Three locally made pistols
One Double Barrel Gun
One Pump Action
One Fabricated Pistol
Sixteen(16) Live Cartridges
Six rounds of 9mm Live Ammunition
One Short Axe
One Knife and Other Incriminating items
However, One Armed Robbery suspect who was later identified as Chukwuma Uzowulu AKA Nri male aged 27 years of Ire Village Oba was wounded on his leg as a result of fierce Gun battle with SARS Operatives at Onitsha Flyover while indulging in the robbery operations.
Suspect along with two others were allegedly behind series of robbery operations, including the recent one at MCC Junction in Onitsha on the 23/6/2017.
ARREST OF SUSPECTED CULTISTS AND DEATH OF A CULT GANG LEADER KILLED BY  RIVAL CULT GROUP. On the 5/7/2017 at about 1830hrs,following a distress call of Gunshot ,Police Patrol Teams  rushed to Obosi in Idemili North L.G.A of Anambra State and met a man allegedly shot by rival cult group laying unconscious inside a shop.
Victim who sustained fatal Gunshot injury was rushed to the Hospital for treatment and later certified dead on arrival by a medical doctor.
Preliminary Investigation revealed that the deceased who was identified as Chukwuezugo Ikeomu, AKA ZION has been on Police wanted list since 2012 in a case of armed robbery, cultism and drug peddling. He was also alleged to be the Gang leader of a cult group.
However, his accomplice one Okagbue Afoma AKA HAJIA female, aged 41 years of the same address in whose shop the suspect was attacked has been arrested and is assisting the Police with useful information that could lead to the arrest of her accomplices.
Meanwhile, in a related development, the Command during the period under review also arrested over forty suspected cult members at various locations and recovered one Fabricated Double Barrel Pistol and six live cartridges,eight machetes and several other incriminating items.
All cases are under Investigation after which suspects would be charged to court for prosecution.
I want to use this medium and call on members of the public to refrain from covering their vehicles plate numbers, misuse of sirens by unauthorized persons and destruction of Billboards and Posters of perceived political rivals by political thugs as the Command has deployed its operatives to ensure strict adherence, failure of which could attract the full wrath of the Law.
Finally, the Command assured the good people of Anambra State that it will do everything humanly possible to ensure adequate protection of lives and properties of all citizens in the State.
  People should at all time feel free to come forward and give relevant information at the nearest Police Stations to enable the Command respond promptly, please.
Anambra Commissioner of Police, CP Garba Baba Umar and harvest of arrests of criminals in Anambra
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