The Rivers state police command has paraded a notorious kidnapper terrorizing the Uyo to Ogoni axis of East west road.
Parading the dead kidnapper who was gunned down in the early hours of Saturday 11,2020 kidnap kingpin Samuel Nakpoo, The Police Public Relations officer Nnamdi Omoni said the feat was achieved by a joint team of security Operatives in the state, anti-cultism unit in combined operation with operation ‘sting’ led by Ahijo D Lawson
The police public relations officer Nnamdi Omoni confirmed to correspondent the dead Kidnapper is amongst the hoodlums on police wanted list.
Briefing newsmen in Port Harcourt, Spokesperson of Rivers State Police command, Deputy Superintendent of Police, DSP Nnamdi Omoni said the Rivers State Anti-Cultism Police commander led by Chief Superintendent of Police(CSP) Ahijo D. Lawson acting on credible intelligence stormed the hideout of the hoodlums at a forest in Ogu/Bolo Local Government Area of Rivers State and on sighting the Police the criminals took to their heels. DSP Omoni explained that one of the kidnappers Samuel Nakpoo ‘male’ who was earlier arrested and whose confession led the operatives to the forest attempted to escape but was shot on the leg. The Spokesperson of the Police said he was rushed to UPTH where He was confirmed dead.
He said efforts are on to arrest fleeing members of the gang. He appealed to any one with useful information about the suspect to come forward to tell the Police.
Items recovered include 1 GPMG 1,G3,1SMG,1 ROCKET LAUNCHER ,5 PUMP ACTIONS GUNS, 4 AK 47 MAGAZINES, 2 G3 MAGAZINES, 1 SMG MAGAZINES, ASSORTED AMMUNITION’S.