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Monday, 16th September, 2019
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Anambra Police apprehend pastor, another man over abduction of 11-year-old boy
May 23, 2019
Source: Oyedokun Ibukun S.

A 33-year-old pastor named Chijoke Nweke and Samuel Emeka, have been apprehended by the Police Command in Anambra State for the reported kidnapping of an 11-year-old boy, Ikechukwu Ozoekwe, in Awkuzu, Oyi local government area of the state.

The State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Mr Haruna Mohammed revealed that the suspects kidnapped Ikechukwu at Akwuzu Umoubi and bundled him inside the boot of their vehicle on 21st of May.

Mohammed attested that the victim was in good condition when he was rescued. And he has been handed over to his mother.

H said: “On the 21/5/2019 at about 5:30pm, police operatives attached to the Command’s Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) arrested one Pastor Nweke Chijioke ‘m’ aged 33 years and Samuel Emeka ‘m’ aged 30 years all of Awkuzu in Oyi LGA of Anambra State.

“Suspects had on the 18/5/2019 at about 4:30pm allegedly abducted one Ikechukwu Ozoekwe ‘m’ aged 11 years at Akwuzu Umoubi and bundled him inside their vehicle boot. The victim was rescued in good condition and handed over to his mother”.

The police spokesperson dissolved that the case was under probe and efforts are ongoing to arrest other abettors that escaped.

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