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Anambra: Man Kidnapped In Nnewi Rescued By Police, Arms, Vehicles, Recovered, Suspects Arrest

Ijideofor Attama, a kidnap victim, was rescued by police in Anambra State.

Attama was alleged to have been kidnapped along Nnewi road last week, with his kidnappers demanding N10 million in ransom before he was recovered.

A press release by the State Police Command’s spokesperson, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga said: “Anambra State Police Command operatives, on 17/5/2022 rescued a kidnap victim, one Ijideofor Attama, aged 32yrs ‘M’ from Igboetiti of Enugu State.

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“Mr Attama was abducted on 14/5/2022 at about 10pm along Nnewi road in his Rava 4 jeep, by a gang of five armed men operating with a Toyota Sienna vehicle, with Registration number KGE 117 PZ Imo State, ash Colour and whisked away to an unknown destination.

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“The kidnap gang were in fact already asking for Ten million naira ransom from the victim’s family but fortunately, the victim escaped from where he was kept and alerted the security guards in the area. The police operatives were also contacted and immediately came to his rescue.”

Ikenga said that after the victim was successfully rescued, police operatives arrested two suspects: Chukwudere Eze, 30 years old, ‘M’ of Ogbunka in Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra State, and Raphael Obasi, 40 years old, ‘M’ of Arondizuogu in Imo State, as well as a brown Toyota Sienna.

“In another development, on 16/5/2022, at about 4:30pm, while responding to a distress call on the attack on the vigilante office, the command engaged some hoodlums in a gun duel along Ifite road, Awka, and in a bid to flee from the Police operatives, the gunmen abandoned three of their vehicles, one brown Lexus Jeep, black Toyota Corolla, without registration number, and a brown Mercedes Benz,with registration number AA 274 EYF.

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“Unfortunately, during the encounter four vigilante operatives sustained fatal wounds. The Police also recovered one automatic Pump action gun, thirty rounds of AK-47 live ammunition, six live cartridges and one live SMG ammunition.

“Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Echeng Echeng has restated the Command’s unwavering commitment in the fight against crime and criminality in Anambra State and calls for continuous support, especially through timeous information to the police and other law enforcement agencies.”

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