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Police nab 3 for kidnap, killing of man in Okija, recover decomposed victim’s body

Operatives of the Anambra State Police Command have bust a syndicate who  allegedly abducted and killed a middle aged man in Okija in the state.

The Police operatives also recovered the decomposed body of the victim buried in a shallow grave.

This was contained in the Anambra State Police Command diary released over the weekend.

It was signed by SP Haruna Mohammed, the PPRO Anambra State Police Command on behalf of the Commissioner of Police Anambra State Command.

The diary reads:

“On the 5/9/2020 following intensive manhunt and  actionable intelligence, police operatives attached to the Command Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) arrested the following syndicate,

(i) Obasi Faith Ezinne ‘f’ aged 23 years of Mbaitolu Imo State,

(ii) Ntomchukwu Anabaraonye ‘m’ aged 33 years of Okija and ,

(iii) Abuchi Obinna ‘m’ aged 26 years of Ihiala.

“Suspects had on the 30/8/2020 allegedly abducted one Henry Okam ‘m’ aged 34 years of Okija in Ihiala LGA of Anambra State.

“They also killed the victim with a pomp action gun and subsequently buried him in a shallow grave.

“Meanwhile, the suspects who voluntarily confessed to the crime, took operatives to a thick forest in Ihiala where the decomposing body of the victim was exhumed and recovered to the mortuary for autopsy after it was certified dead by a medical doctor.

The decomposing body of the victim exhumed and deposited at the mortuary
The decomposing body of the victim exhumed and deposited at the mortuary

“Consequently, the pomp action used by the suspects in perpetrating the heinous crime including the victim’s phones were also recovered in their possession and registered as exhibits.

“The case is under investigation after which the Suspects and their accomplices would be brought to book.

“The Commissioner of Police CP John B. Abang, fdc once again reiterates his clarion call that there is no hiding place for Criminals in Anambra State and that the Command under his watch will continue to fish out and deal decisively with criminal elements in accordance with the law until they repent or relocate from the State.”

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