Nigeria Police Arrest Kidnappers of MOPOL Commander, Aniefiok
The gang of five arrested by the Nigeria Police
Nigeria Police Intelligence Response Team created by the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris to solve high crimes, has arrested the kidnappers who kidnapped a Police Mobile Unit Commander, ASP Solomon Nyakno Aniefiok.
Aniefiok, an ASP who was Unit Commander MOPOL 55, Aba in Abia state, according to an intelligence report was on official visiting round to check his men in the field on 14th of January, this year when his vehicle was blocked and subsequently kidnapped by AK 47 rifle carrying kidnappers.
Security report has it that, Aniefiok was only released 3 days later after ransom was paid.
Irked by the development, the police boss, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris deployed the Intelligence Response Team, IRT, to Abia state to get the Kidnappers.
Based on the directives, AltAfrica learnt, one of the best IRT teams was deployed and after six (6)days of unrelenting five (5) of the Kidnappers were arrested while one (1) was killed in the cross fire that ensued between them and the IRT Operatives.
Recovered fron the suspects are; 0ne AK47 Rifle with serial nos 56-2550382 with 2 magazines and 60 live ammunitions; One Barretta Service Pistol of the Mopol Unit Commander; One local made Pistol and 2 Catridges; One Police Bullet proof jacket; One Police vest; 2 head Warmers and One Mopol Jungle Cap.
The arrested kidnappers include the gang leader, Ifeanyi Stanley Ekpelulor a.k.a one man squad (36yrs) and native of Osisioma LGA in Abia State. He is said to be a dismissed police recruit as he was dismissed during trainin at Police college in 2006 and had confessed to three Kidnap operations in Abia State.
2. John Alozie a.k.a Alagboso (26yrs) and also a native of Osisioma, Abia State. He confessed to the Unit commander operation and two other Kidnappings.
3. Ogbonna Wesley, (31yrs); 4. Eze Obinna, (22yrs) from Isiala Ngwa, Abia State. He confessed to the commander’s kidnap and he had also used victims’ ATM card to withdraw money frm victims account.
5. Eze Orji, 58yrs, also from Isiala Ngwa, Abia State. 6. Also Osioma Paul, wife to a Kidnapper now in Prison and sister in-law to the gang leader, Ifeanyi Stanley.
Osioma Paul was equally arrested for keeping the operational rifles and ammunitions for the Kidnappers in her House.
Police said efforts are still on to arrest other gang members still at large.