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Police nab wanted suspected cultist in Anambra


…recover operational vehicle, ammunition, others

The Anambra State Police Command has recorded another major milestone with the arrest of a suspected criminal, Anichede Akachukwu, a notorious and wanted cultist and armed robber in Uruagu village, Oba, Idemili South LGA.

A press release by the state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Tochukwu Ikenga, said that, the suspect, Anichede Akachukwu ‘M’ 18-years, aka Star B, a confessed leader of Vikings Secret Cult Confraternity and an armed gang leader, terrorising Ogbaru LGA and Asaba in Delta State was arrested, following a tip-off intelligence gathered by the command as he was receiving treatment in their den from a bullet wound sustained in their encounter with Police in Asaba.

“It’s however obvious that the Policing plan and model on Practical Intelligence, Technology-driven, and Tactical Operations already put in place by the  new Commissioner of Police, CP Nnaghe Obono Itam, has starteds yielding results.”

He said that the suspect has provided the police with information on their mode of operations and names of other gang members which is already aiding ongoing investigation.

Also, in another development, the Police on 20/05/2024 in Okija, Ihiala recovered a white Porsche Cayenne Jeep with Reg Nos: AGL 60 HJ Lagos, suspected to be operational vehicle of the secessionists, operating in Ihiala.

During a search of the vehicle, the operatives found a bag and discovered 27 pieces of live 7.62m ammunition, three live cartridges, one-touch light, charms, and other incriminating items

The press release however stated that the CP has in turn charged officers of the command to sustain the tempo and also directed continuous onslaught on criminals, with the aim to weed out all criminal elements and reduce crime to the barest minimum in the state, he concluded.

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