150 Suspected Terrorists, Kidnappers, Robbers Arrested In Imo – CP

150 Suspected Terrorists, Kidnappers, Robbers Arrested In Imo – CP


A total of 150 suspects acquire been arrested in connection with terrorism, kidnapping, and armed theft in Imo Divulge, the police acquire acknowledged.

In maintaining with the Commissioner of Police in Imo, Rabiu Hussaini, the suspects had been arrested within a period of one 365 days, particularly between January 2021 and January 2022.

He made the disclosure on Friday while briefing the bid governor, Hope Uzodimma, who visited the Police Disclose Headquarters in Owerri, the bid capital.

Giving a breakdown of the figure, Hussaini explained that 105 of those apprehended had been suspected kidnappers and the final 45 had been suspected terrorists.

He admitted that he met a series of security challenges on the bottom on his assumption of bid of job to spend fee of the bellow in August final 365 days.

A pair of of the gadgets recovered from the arrested suspects are paraded on the Police Disclose Headquarters in Owerri on February 4, 2022.

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For the police commissioner, the Jap Safety Network (ESN) and proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), and others are to be blamed for the complications.

He, on the different hand, thanked the governor for his support which he acknowledged led to the sharp and aggressive assaults on the phobia teams and the decimation of their camps.

Hussaini printed that the police had been collaborating with veteran rulers, childhood, and non secular leaders, amongst diverse stakeholders on community policing.

In this photo taken on February 4, 2022, the Commissioner of Police in Imo, Rabiu Hussaini, is seen with Governor Hope Uzodimma and others on the Police Disclose Headquarters in Owerri.

Be taught the fleshy textual notify material of his briefing below:


Your Excellency, the Executive Governor of Imo Divulge, Famed Senator, Hope Uzodinma (ONWA IMO), Deputy Governor of Imo Divulge, Senior Government Officers, Senior Police Officers, Gentlemen of the Press, Famed Ladies folks and Gentlemen.

Could possibly even I, on behalf of the officers and males of Imo Divulge Police Disclose, welcome our amiable and indefatigable Governor of Imo Divulge, His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Imo Divulge, Famed Senator, Hope Uzodinma (ONWA IMO), and his entourage to the Disclose’s Anti-Kidnapping Unit, Owerri, Imo Divulge on his working visit to the Disclose. 

I desire to utilize this different to particular my heartfelt appreciation to His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Imo Divulge for discovering time out of his stringent time desk to be here on the recent time. This visit marks a turning level within the historical previous of the Disclose’s Anti-Kidnapping Unit and serves as a morale booster to the overall officers and males of the Disclose. 

Your Excellency, I believed responsibility because the Commissioner of Police, Imo Disclose on the 11th of August 2021. On my arrival, I met a bellow faced with a form of security challenges which encompass amongst others, the actions of organised native terrorist teams christened “Jap Safety Network (ESN)”, its Militia Hover, the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and others.

Nonetheless, my proper appreciation goes to Your Excellency to your honest advice and logistics support that assisted the bellow a great deal in launching sharp and aggressive assaults on dread teams and the decimation of their Camps within the bid, ensuing in relative peace and tranquillity the bid is playing on the recent time.

I am overjoyed to bellow you that the recent security subject within the bid has improved considerably and to withhold it, a form of techniques acquire been emplaced by the bellow.

In the point out time, we are collaborating with the veteran rulers, city union president generals, stakeholders, childhood leaders, non secular leaders, and hunters’ associations with an emphasis on community policing which has assisted vastly in combating violent crimes.

In spite of the Disclose’s Anti kidnapping Unit’s constraints, ensuing from the lack of recent equipment ancient in combating crimes, love serviceable vehicles, recent monitoring devices, drones, and diverse a have to acquire security equipment, it has recorded laudable achievements.

It’ll curiosity His Excellency to snatch that, between the Months of January 2021 and January 2022, the unit has arrested a entire of One Hundred and Five kidnappers/Armed Robbers, Forty-Five Terrorists, and acquire recovered Twenty-Seven vehicles of diverse makes and a amount of caliber of Arms and Ammunition.

Nonetheless, I attribute these achievements to His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Imo Divulge, Famed Senator Hope Uzodinma (ONWA IMO) whose purposeful leadership qualities, notify for the welfare of the officers and males, vision, and great support has contributed and aided the bellow immensely in policing the bid.  

At this juncture, Your Excellency, might possibly also I respectfully demand your assistance within the tarring of the only acquire admission to facet highway ensuing within the barracks and the Disclose’s Anti-Kidnapping Unit. As you might perhaps need seen, it’s in a extremely infamous condition and worse at some level of the rainy season. Also, the bellow lacks recent barracks accommodation.

The bulk of the officers and males serving within the bellow are residing outside. Extra so, the reward barracks had been in-built the colonial era ensuing from this reality, they are used, while some are venerable ensuing from tall threatening cracks. At final, the barracks lacks consumable water.

I also, desire to particular my profound gratitude to Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba psc+, NPM, fdc for his constant directives and unrelenting logistic support that gave the officers and males the braveness and zeal within the battle against dread within the Divulge.

At final, I thank His Excellency for this laudable visit and are searching to guarantee you of the commitments of the officers and males of the Disclose in ridding the bid of crime and criminality. 

Thanks and God bless you, sir.

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