In a bid to ensure peace and serenity in Imo, the police command had arrested five suspects for Armed robbery and Cultism.
In line with its duty to protect lives and properties and to reduce crime to a bearable minimum, the Imo state police command under the leadership of, Cp Isaac Akinmoyede has arrested five criminal suspects, three suspects, Ibe Uchenna, Chikwado Allessio Onuoha and Johnson Ezekiel Chigozie were arrested for armed robbery and one locally made pistol was found on them, this piece of information was contained in a press release made available to newsmen through the command’s PPRO, Sp Ikeokwu Godson Orlando.
According to Sp Ikeokwu, on the 13th of June 2020, operatives of the anti-cultism unit while on stop and search duties at Akwakuma, by Owerri/Orlu Road, stopped a Kasea Motorcycle carrying three persons, one Ibe Uchenna ‘m’ aged 25years old, a native of Okpala in Ngor Okpala Local Government Area of Imo state, Chikwado Allessio Onuoha ‘m’ aged 23years of Amaraku in Isiala Mbano Local Government Area and Johnson Ezekiel Chigozie ‘m’ aged 24years of Amakohia in Owerri North Local Government Area, Upon search conducted on them, a locally made pistol was recovered from the said Chikwado Allesio Onuoha.
He further disclosed that Preliminarily investigation revealed that they are part of the robbery syndicate that robs Amakohia, Akwakuma, Egbeada, Ubommiri, and environs. Adding that, they will be charged to court accordingly.
In a related development, the command also arrested two criminal suspects for cultism and unlawful possession of firearms, Chijioke Onyeahialam and Johnbosco Ihekoronye, exhibit recovery from them is one locally made pistol.
Sp Ikeokwu said that, on the 14th of June 2020, based on credible intelligence, operatives of the Divisional Police Headquarters, Ehime Mbano arrested one Chijioke Onyeahialam ‘m’ aged 25years old and one Johnbosco Ihekoronye ‘m’ for being members of Black Movement of Africa aka AYE or BLACK AXE Secret Cult Fraternity. Adding that a locally made pistol was recovered from them at the point of arrest. He further stated that preliminary investigation revealed that they were planning a revenge mission to avenge an attack on one of their member, pointing out that they confessed to the crime and will soon be charged to court.