Enugu, Sept. 3, 2017 (TNE) : The Police Command in Enugu State on Sunday announced the arrest of one Nnadi Daniel, a notorious armed robbery and kidnapping suspect in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of the state.
A statement by the command’s spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, noted that the arrest was part of ongoing onslaught by police operatives at Adani and Nimbo axis of Uzo-Uwani councils of the state to tackle crime.
Amaraizu stated that the suspect and other suspects were arrested through a well coordinated operation borne out of intelligence information.
He said the suspect was implicated in the alleged kidnap and murder of Enechi Ejiofor and Emmanuel Okeja on Dec. 13, 2016 and Jan. 3, 2017.
The spokesman said the suspect also participated in other kidnappings, robbery, murder, burglary, stealing and other vices that had taken place in the area and its environs in the past.
He added that “in our ongoing onslaught at Adani and Nimbo axis of Uzo-Uwani council, police operatives raided an identified notorious forest known as Malaysia.
He said the suspect has been helping the command in its investigations.
Amaraizu assured the public that the command will not rest on its oars in the ongoing onslaught against crime and criminality until the entire area and its environs are safe.
The ongoing onslaught which began on Aug. 27, has recorded the arrest of 15 hoodlums who had been disturbing the peace of the area. (TNE)