Anambra Police parades 62 suspects reports that Anambra Commissioner of Police, Command Awka yesterday paraded over  Sixty two (62) suspects allegedly involved in cultism, child trafficking and armed robbery.

Parading the suspects CP Garba Baba Umar said his tenure in Anambra would be remembered by zero tolerance to crime and warned criminals to run away from the state or repent.

He assured crime and criminality would be eliminated in Anambra even as he urged Ndi-Anambra and other law abiding citizens in the State safe and secured state.

He said the command through its men attached Nnewi Division arrested a suspect one Oluchi Emeobi, female aged 24yrs of Nnewi Ichi of Nnewi LGA of Anambra State. He said two hundred and Fifty Thousand naira (N250,000) cash and one Motorcycle bought with part of the money from the sale of the baby were recovered.

Umar said: ‘’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.

He said case under investigation and effort is being intensified to arrest the fleeing suspect and recover the baby

 Umar stated further that the command arrested over forty suspected cultists and following a distress call , police patrol went to Obosi in Idemili North L.G.A of Anambra State and met a man identified as Chukwuezugo Ikeomu, AKA ZION allegedly shot by rival cult group laying unconscious inside a shop.

He said 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.
Umar noted that 15 armed robbery suspects were arrested in various parts of the state.
‘’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.

‘’The Command during the period under review also arrested over forty (40) 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.

He concluded: ‘’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 Police parades 62 suspects Anambra Police parades 62 suspects Reviewed by Odogwu Emeka Odogwu on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Rating: 5

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