Imo Commissioner of Police, Mr. Rabiu Ladodo has confirmed the arrests of the eight suspected kidnappers in the state.
Rabiu, who disclosed this with the state governor Emeka Ihedioha in Owerri, the state capital, gave the names of some of the arrested suspects as;
Ebike Nwadiuko, Henry Iwunze, aka Aboki, Chima Okorie, Collins Iwunze, Bernard Okechukwu, and one other Nike is also known as South.
He further said, one of the suspects, Nwadiuko, is also on the wanted list of the Rivers State police command.
“My command is working on ascertaining the level of damages his activities did in the state before handing him over to Rivers State,” he said.
Rabiu said, that with the cooperation and support from the governor and state government, the command made several arrests and reduced crime and criminality in the state.
“Before the coming of this administration, there were a lot of security challenges ranging from political crisis and crimes but I am telling you authoritatively that Imo is now calm. Ever since Governor Emeka Ihedioha came in, I know the interest and efforts he has put in place towards securing Imo.” He said.