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GREAT & INTERESTING NEWS!!!! Police ‘arrest Nimbo killers’, recover video of attack

Police ‘arrest Nimbo killers’, recover video of attack

The police say they have arrested those who wreaked havoc on Nimbo community in Uzo-Uwani local government area of Enugu state.

The attack carried out by suspected herdsmen, led to the deaths of many people and destruction of the community.

Describing the incident as a “massacre” Olabisi Kolawole, police spokeswoman, said operatives “swooped on them”  after intelligence gathering.

“The Nigeria police force in its renewed determination to rid the society of crimes and all forms of criminality has arrested five of the suspects involved in the midnight raid on Nimbo community in Uzo-Uwani Local government area of Enugu state on 25/04/2016,” she said in a statement.

“Operatives of the IGP’s Intelligence Response Team (IRT) based on credible technical intelligence swooped on them. The IGP’s IRT, based on the intelligence gathered on the attack, arrested the following suspects viz: Mohammed Zurai, Ciroma Musa, Sale Adamu, Suleiman Laute and Haruna Laute, and recovered one Gionee L88 mobile phone with memory card containing the video recording of the massacre in the community.”

Also, the police said that they had arrested an armed-robbery syndicate which operated in the southeast and in the south south zones of the country.

“Also, the Team on the 06/05/2016 busted a three-man syndicate of deadly bank robbers/kidnappers and recovered arms, ammunition, dynamites and rifle servicing tools from them. The gang members, Gogo Daniel Ume, Ikado Michael and Ifeanyi Kalu had been terrorizing Rivers, Imo and Enugu State, respectively,” she said.

“Items recovered from them include three AK-47 rifles; one LAR rifle; 310 rounds of live ammunition; 12 rifle magazines; rifle servicing tools; cache of dynamite explosive; one Toyota Highlander Jeep; one Toyota Venza jeep; and one Ford Edge Jeep.”

The statement added that anti-kidnapping operations in Kaduna state had been yielding results.

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