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Police Arrest 5 Kidnappers/Child Traffickers/Rescue Five Victims In Anambra.

According to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) report, the police command in Anambra has arrested five kidnappers/child traffickers and rescued five victims in the last seven days.

Mr Haruna Mohammed, the public relations officer of the command, disclosed this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Awka.

Mohammed gave the names of the suspected kidnappers/child traffickers arrested on August 27, at about 8.30 am. as Emeka Nnoruo ‘m’ (44 years), Ekene Obodoako ‘m’ (27 years), Maduabuchi Ekwema ‘m'( 25 years) , Chika Obi ‘m’ (28 years), and Eberechi Onyeghara ‘m’ aged 14 years.

He said the arrest of the suspects followed intelligence report and efforts of Joint Police/vigilante Patrol teams attached to Umunze in Orumba South local government area of the state.

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He stated that the suspects conspired and kidnapped five children namely: Ifeanyinchukwu Obiukwu ‘m’ (3years from Umunze), and Chigozie Emeka, 8 years from Okigwe.

Others equally kidnapped are: Chimaobi Emeka ‘f’ aged 6 years from Okigwe, Chisom Emeka aged 4 years from Okigwe and Onyiyechi Emeka ‘f’ aged 3 years of Okigwe.

The PPRO noted that the victims were rescued from the suspects, adding that investigation into the matter had begun after which the suspects would be charged to court.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the command had in July arrested a three-man syndicate behind the series of child stealing in the state and charged them to court.

Meanwhile, the establishment of police college and police academy in Anambra state has been approved by the federal government of Nigeria.

Architect Johnson Imah, consultant to the police service commission in Abuja disclosed this after inspecting the site for the proposed academy at Umuchukwu, Orumba south council area of the state.
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