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Security operatives arrest ESN members who attacked Imo police

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Some members of Eastern Security Network (ESN) have been arrested in Imo State by security operatives

They were nabbed after the attack on Omuma and Njaba police station

Emmanuel Nnaji, a native of Awala in Ideato South Local Government Area, who earlier sustained bullet wounds, was first nabbed.

Nnaji mentioned a hotel in Orlu where the ESN gather to plan their assault against government facilities.

The head of a young man was severed and placed on the road close to the premises.

The suspect disclosed that the hotel owner has been accommodating and assisting them financially.

Twenty-six suspects – 19 males and seven females – were arrested after he led security operatives to the location.

One AK-47 rifle with two magazines loaded with 55 rounds of live ammunition, 5 pump action guns, 2 double barrel cut to size guns, 4 double barrel locally-made pistols were recovered.

Others were 3 single barrel locally made pistols, 8 live cartridges, charms, 2 bags of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp, Biafran flag and beret, ESN cap, four pairs of army camouflage uniforms and a camouflage bag.

Imo Police Command spokesman, CSP Michael Abbatam confirmed that investigation was ongoing

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