- Another kidnapper and an accomplice have met their nemesis at the hands of the police
- The suspects were arrested in Imo state and a large amount of weapons were recovered from them
- The victim was successfully rescued unhurt at Umuokpu forest in Agbajah Nwangele LGA
Even as the news of Evans the kidnapper's exploits has continued to spread, another kidnapper and his accomplice were arrested in Imo state.
Both men had kidnapped a priest in the state, before they were apprehended by the police.
The suspects are: 24-year-old Chinedu Odoemena, 20-year-old Ogadinma Ajonuma and 48-year-old Uzoma Mejuru who are all from Umuokpu Agbajah in Nwangele local government area of Imo state.
Below is the story as told by Facebook user Gabriel Totoma:
"On 16/06/2017, one Rev. Father of Okigwe Catholic Diocese was kidnapped and robbed of his Toyota Highlander jeep while on transit along Umuokpu Agbajah in Nwangele L.G.A by five unidentified armed men.
"On report of incident, operatives of the State Anti-Kidnapping Unit swung into action through tracking of the hoodlums.
"On 18/06/2017, the victim was successfully rescued unhurt at Umuokpu forest in Agbajah Nwangele L.G.A. of Imo State and his Toyota Highlander jeep subsequently recovered at Umuocham in Agbajah Nwangele L.G.A.
"The above mentioned suspects were arrested in connection with the kidnap/robbery of the victim. Suspects have confessed to the crime and are cooperating with investigation.
"They have also disclosed the identity of their cohorts. They have equally confessed to other kidnapping/robbery operations they have carried out. Operatives are on the heels of the gang members who are now at large. Investigation is in progress."
The commissioner of police in Imo state, CP Chris Ezike, stated that the Rev Father was rescued unhurt on Saturday in a forest in Agbaja in the Nwangele Local Government Area of Imo state and three of the kidnappers were nabbed immediately.
He further stated that the Imo state police command got intelligence and information about the activities of the suspect and with the help of a search warrant his house and shrine were searched where the human skull and other exhibits were found.
“He ran away. We have declared him wanted and his mother is with us. She is helping us in the investigation. I assure Imo people that we will get him” the Imo police boss concluded.
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Meanwhile, notorious billionaire kidnapper Chukwudi Onuamadike aka Evans who on Sunday June 18, led police operatives to two houses (Dens) in Ejigbo and Igando areas in Lagos state.
Where he kept some of his victim for months said has spoken about his best location for hiding his victims.
Watch this NAIJ.com video on Evans the kidnapper: