…Victim Rescued; Pump Action Gun, 2 Home Made Grenades Recovered
By Jude Atupulazi
Operatives of the Anti-Kidnap Squad of the Anambra State Police Command have smashed yet another kidnap gang, this time at Nnewi Ichi.
The Squad, which was on patrol with vigilante men on 13th September, 2023, got information about the kidnappers’ hideout and stormed the place. A kidnapped victim found in the hideout was rescued and conveyed to a hospital at Nnewi for treatment. One of the suspected kidnappers was also arrested.
According to the statement signed by DSP Tochukwu Ikenga,
Police Public Relations Officer, Anambra State Police Command, Awka, September 14, the police operatives recovered one Pump Action Gun and two locally fabricated hand grenades at the hideout.
The Commissioner of Police, CP Aderemi Adeoye, while commending Police operatives and the local vigilante on their collaboration which he described as effective against criminal elements, charged them to sustain the onslaught until crime was reduced to the barest minimum and people could move around in safety.