Operation Nkpochapu: Anambra Gov’t Demolishes 3 Buildings Belonging To Kidnappers

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By KayCee July 22, 2014 22:56

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Three buildings belonging to kidnap suspects were last Wednesday demolished by the Joint Task Force, JTF, set up by the Governor Willie Obiano administration, code-named, “Operation Nkpochapu” with the sole mandate to flush out violent crimes and their perpetrators from the the state. This brings to nine the total number of such buildings so far demolished since it was set up about four months ago.

The affected buildings included a storey building and a bungalow, belonging to one late Chief Pius Osuchukwu in Okija, Ihiala local government area being used by his two sons, one ‘Akwaa’ still at large and his elder brother and their gang now in police custody for keeping their kidnap victims. Also, the security outfit the same day later demolished a bungalow at Nnewi, in Nnewi- North local government, owned by one Mr. Jude Okeke, a kidnap king-pin who was gunned down during an exchange of gun-fire between him and the JTF operatives.

The state commissioner of police, Usman Gwary stated that some of the victims of the kidnappers included, the lawmaker representing Onitsha South II Constituency at the Anambra State House of Assembly, Dr Emeka Aniebonam.

who paid about N30 million to regain his freedom, one time Access Bank manager and Cashier who paid N12 million; Manager of Julius Berger from Abagana who paid N30 million; a woman who came on holidays from Brazil who paid N25 million; a staff of CCC construction who paid N15 million; Chief Mike Okigbo who paid N30 million. Others are a man abducted from Awka road who paid N15 million, and a poultry farmer who was kidnapped alongside her son also paid N10 million to the kidnappers.

Governor of Anambra state Chief Willie Obiano stated that the war on kidnappers will be intensified in all parts of the state to ensure that criminals are stamped out of all the corners of the state.

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KayCee
By KayCee July 22, 2014 22:56