Police rescues abducted business man in Imo State

A business man identifed as Ben Kpaduwa who was kidnapped in Anara Community, Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of the state has been rescued by the anti-kidnap unit of Imo State Police Command.

According to the state Commissioner of Police, Chris Ezike while briefing newsmen said that his men who rescued Kpaduwa on April 4, 2017 engaged in a shoot-out with the kidnappers resulting in one of them, Chinedu Imo of Ndiawa Arondizugo, sustaining serious injuries.

According to Ezike, the injured lmo later died at a hospital where he was taken to, for treatment. The CP equally disclosed that one Mr. Chika Ihemena was arrested with the victim’s black Toyota Corolla car.

Meanwhile, Ezike has also promised to fight cultism, kidnapping, car snatching, those who run baby factories, impersonation and other criminal activities to a standstill in the state.

He informed that he intends to explore experiences of the past to bring about good policing to the people of the state.

He added that he came to Imo with tremendous goodwill, open-mind and willingness to work with security agencies, the media, market people and all Imo residents to ensure that the state is secure.

While assuring the restoration of discipline among his officers and men, the CP equally stated that all police mobile force personnel and conventional policemen deployed to unauthorised persons and without approval from the Inspector- General of Police shall be withdrawn immediately.

He also noted that Area Commanders / Divisional Police Officers have been directed to reduce office deployment by 4O per cent so as to enhance operational services.

He maintained that monitoring department was established to checkmate the activities of police at check point.

Source: ( Punch Newspaper )