Police arrest two notorious IPOB/ESN members in Imo
Two notorious members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and Eastern Security Network, ESN, have been arrested by the police at their hideout in Emekeukwu in Owerri North LGA of Imo state.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, CSP Michael Abattam, who disclosed this in a statement states that the two suspects namely; Chibuike Iheukwu “M ” 18 years of Inyishi Ikeduru lGA of Imo State and Jidechi Akakem ” M” 26 years of Umuchoke Orji in Owerri North LGA of Imo State were arrested during a raid in their hideout.
Abattam said “Upon interrogation, one of the suspects, Jidechi Akakem , who has been on the police wanted list of IPOB/ ESN Members , confessed to being a member of the dreaded terrorist gang of late Joseph Uka Nnachi aka King of Dragon.
“He admitted being amongst those that attacked Orji Police Station and have committed several other crimes in the state. However, both suspects admitted to being members of the Vikings confraternity headed by one Emmanuel Anyanwu aka ” Walking Skeleton ” a native of Ezeogba Emekeukwu in Owerri North LGA of Imo State and is the one that gave them the guns and cartridges to go and kill one chief, Sir Vitalis Onuwa “M ” of the same address with Emmanuel Anyanwu aka “Walking Skeleton.
Meanwhile, efforts are on to arrest the suspects that escaped with bullet injuries.”
Items recovered from them are three (3) locally made pistol with fourteen (14) rounds of live cartridges and substances suspected to be hard drugs.