Police arrest suspected kidnap gang leader in Enugu state
- A suspected kidnapper, Ikechukwu Nnadi Daniel, who has been on the wanted list of the police in Enugu state has been arrested
- The police say the suspect is linked with an allege kidnap and murder of one Enechi Ejiofor and one Emmanuel Okeja
- The Enugu police command states that it will not relent in its ongoing onslaught against crime and criminality in parts of the state
A suspected notorious kidnapper, who is popularly known as Dan, has been arrested by the police in Enugu state for allegedly heading a notorious kidnap and robbery group called Umu Malaysia.
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The suspect, whose identity was given as Ikechukwu Nnadi Daniel, has been linked to various criminal activities ranging from kidnap, robbery, burglary, theft, and murder of people within Nimbo/Adani/Opanda axis of Uzouwani local government area of Enugu.
Channels TV, citing a statement by the Enugu police spokesperson, SP Ebere Amaraizu on Sunday, September 3, reported that the suspected kidnapper was arrested by the police recently after an operation borne out of intelligence information in the ongoing onslaught against crime in the area.
The police said Ikechukwu, was put on the police wanted list after he was linked with an allege kidnap and murder of one Enechi Ejiofor and one Emmanuel Okeja on December 13, 2016 and January 3rd, 2017 respectively.
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The Enugu command said the suspect was now helping the police in their investigations in relation to the alleged criminal and nefarious activities.
The command stated that it will not relent in its ongoing onslaught against crime and criminality in Adani and Nimbo axis of Uzo-Uwani local government area of Nsukka zone of Enugu state.
Meanwhile, a 28-year-old former soldier, named Aduba Victor Nonso, has revealed the role he played in the kidnapping gang of Evans who is currently on trial.
The ex-soldier from Onitsha North local government area of Anambra state, said he was given over N3million for his role in the gang of Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike popularly known as Evans.
He said this was given to him for participating in several crimes. According to Nonso, he joined the Nigeria Army on August 15, 2009 and was posted to Abati Barracks.
However, hotels bills and spending on various women, drained the money he was receiving and reduced him to poverty.
Watch in the video below as high profile kidnap kingpin, known as Evans, was arraigned at the High Court in Ikeja, the Lagos state capital on a two-count charge.