Connect with us

Latest Update

Sergeant Joseph Nwaka’s Death: 5 IPOB Members Arrested In Imo

Published

on

The Imo State Police Command has disclosed that five suspected members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, linked to the killing of a police Sergeant, Joseph Nwaka have been arrested.

The police command released a statement about the arrest of the alleged suspects where they made it known that on interrogation, the suspect confessed to being a member of IPOB /ESN who conspired with other members of their syndicate to carry out attacks and killings of police personnel and other security operatives

 The statement read: “The Crime prevention and control strategies adopted by the IMO State Police Command under the leadership of CP Abutu Yaro FDC, to rid Imo state of activities of the proscribed IPOB/ESN and other criminal elements are yielding positive results.

“The arrest of one Onyekachi Mmadufor, a native of Umuduruekwe Isu local government area of Imo state on 13th May 2021 by DPO ISU, where an AK 47 Rifle with breech no 56-258115 with 15 Rounds of live ammunition was recovered.

“On interrogation, the suspect confessed to being a member of IPOB /ESN who conspired with other members of their syndicate to carry out attacks and killings of police personnel and other security operatives. The recent atrocity was the murder of one Sgt Joseph Nwaka attached to the Department of Operations of the command where his AK 47 rifle was collected.

“As a follow-up, On 14th May 2021, the Commissioner of Police deployed Anti – Kidnapping unit and other Tactical teams of the command to Amanato Isu LGA for the arrest of other gang members but were heavily engaged to a gun duel by the hoodlums (IPOB /ESN). The operatives successfully repelled and dislodged them. As a result of the encounter, Five (5) suspects were arrested at the scene, while others escaped with possible gunshot wounds.”

“In the course of mopping up the scene, Four (4) locally fabricated weapons, Six (6) Live Cartridges and a large number of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp were recovered. A discreet investigation is in progress to effect further arrest after which they will be charged to court for prosecution.

“The Commissioner of Police commended the operatives for the job well done and enjoined them to sustain the tempo ensure lasting security and safety are restored in Imo state and beyond. He further urged the public to support the Police and the state government in their efforts to ensure peace and tranquillity of the state,

Source: www.NaijaOnPoint.com.ng

Latest Update45 seconds ago

The Moment A Person Is Defending Herself Too Much, It Becomes Suspicious’ -Reactions As Actress, Dorcas Denies Sleeping With Timini Egbuson

Latest Update6 mins ago

Argentina And Lionel Messi Begin Their Copa America Campaign Against Chile

Entertainment6 mins ago

Unless The Guy Is 100% Gay There’s No Such Thing As Male And Female Bestie – Princess Shyngle

Metro11 mins ago

G7 Countries pledge to end fuel and diesel consumption by 2030

Latest Update11 mins ago

Davido Shares Video Of Wizkid Vibing To His Song As He Celebrates His 10th Anniversary

Latest Update16 mins ago

Nnamdi Kanu Is A Criminal – Asari Dokubo

Nation24 mins ago

Bitcoin jumps after Musk says Tesla will use when mining

Metro26 mins ago

TB Joshua’s Daughter welcomes a baby boy on her Father’s Posthumous Birthday

Gossips31 mins ago

Fashion Designer, Yomi Casual, Hospitalised After Surviving A Ghastly Motor Accident

Latest Update36 mins ago

Actress, Nkechi Blessing Savagely Replies Troll Who Said Her Politician Boyfriend Will Still Cheat On Her Despite Public Display Of Love

Metro41 mins ago

Shelling at Hospital in North Syria Town Kills at Least 6

Latest Update41 mins ago

MKO Abiola Is Still The Most Acceptable Nigerian Democrat – Governor Bala Mohammed

Gossips41 mins ago

Liz Anjorin And Husband Organize 10 Child Dedication Parties In Different Locations For Their Newborn

Latest Update46 mins ago

Python That Swallowed A Cow Killed In Delta State (Photos )

Gossips56 mins ago

Actress, Caroline Danjuma Lists All The Qualities She Admires In A Man

Latest Update3 days ago

‘How Will I Explain To My Unborn Child That Davido Featured Nas, Nicki Minaj & Chris Brown On His Album & The Album Was A Flop’ – Man Says

Entertainment3 days ago

DJ Cuppy Drops Dope Pole Dancing Skills

Entertainment3 days ago

Two Weeks No Sex, God Abeg When My Ynash Go Done – Bobrisky Cries Out

Entertainment1 day ago

I Sacked 21 Commissioners Because They Can’t Play Politics – Bauchi Governor, Bala Mohammed

Metro3 days ago

Couple Caught Doing It In Public In Broad Daylight, Embarrassed Badly [Video]

Nation3 days ago

Are genotype, phenotype unique?

Entertainment12 hours ago

I Got Death Threats Because Of My Pool Scene With Ibrahim Chatta – Shola Subair

Nation2 days ago

Kaffy hints women are perpetrators of infidelity in marriages

Metro3 days ago

ZIMBABWE: Policeman’s Promiscuous habit lands him in trouble as lover’s hubby stumbles on his love texts & nud_es

Latest Update3 days ago

The Girl That Tells You ‘Baby Goodnight’ is Telling Another Guy That She Can’t Sleep’ – Wizkid

Latest Update2 days ago

June 12: US Sends Warning Message To Citizens In Nigeria

Entertainment21 hours ago

You Know How I Feel About You – Blessing Okoro Reveals Her Feeling For Denrele Edun

Nation2 days ago

Kanye West unfollows Kim Kardashian on Twitter

Entertainment23 hours ago

UFC 263: Nigeria’s Israel Adesanya Beats Marvin Vettori To Retain Middleweight Title

Entertainment1 day ago

There Was Never A Time The Military Was Involved In Some Type Of Warfare Than This Time Since Civil War- Senate President, Ahmad Lawan

Trending