Police-led Forward Operating Base (FOB) comprising of the military and paramilitary Services based in Aguata and supported by Police Rapid Response Squad Awkuzu, have smashed insurgents Camp at Ogbunka in Orumba South LGA, arresting three suspects.
DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, Police Public Relations Officer, Anambra State Command, said the well “coordinated operation”, happened on Friday, 6th October, 2023.Ikenga further stated that “three abducted persons including a Reverend Father were rescued unhurt. Nine vehicles and three Pump Action Guns were recovered.“Also recovered were stolen Camouflage uniform, Biafra Flag, Several Handsets, Flash Drives and Sim Cards that will aid comprehensive investigation and prosecution.
The police spokesperson said the “gang has been responsible for spate of abductions in Orumba North and South as well as parts of Aguata LGAs in recent times. The abducted victims were all kidnapped this month.“The raid on insurgents Camp followed months of diligent and painstaking intelligence gathering and investigation which led to uncovering the criminal hideout.
”Ikenga quoted the Anambra State Commissioner of Police, CP Aderemi Adeoye who ordered and coordinated the operation to have praised all the service personnel and vigilante men involved “for their professionalism which ensured no life was lost.” He also said that the Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo has commended the Operatives and pledged to continue to support all services involved in Joint Security Operations across the State.