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Anambra destroys kidnappers’ den in Oba

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ANAMBRA State Police Command has destroyed a kidnappers’ den where kidnap victims are kept with other nefarious activities are being carried out  at  Okpunoetiti, Oba, Idemili South Local Government Area.

  The police, aided by a combined team of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Nigerian Army and local vigilante group, stormed the area and demolished an old bungalow and one uncompleted building within the compound.

  Trees, which the kidnappers use as shade, were also felled by a pail loader.

  The kidnappers, on citing the combined force, took to their heels while two persons, including a 65-year- old man and a young man in his 40s were captured and handed to the police for further investigations which will help to track down the fleeing suspects.

  The hoodlums were allegedly responsible for the kidnap of the Reverend Father, who had since been rescued.

  Ammunitions and weapons, including one barrel gun, one revolver pistol, cutter, matchet, charms, mask and wraps of indian hemp and tramadol were recovered from the scene.

  Reacting to the development, Governor Chukwuma Soludo, while reiterating his administrations resolve in demolition of the den of kidnappers in the state, frowned on the complacency of residents in d area, thanking the men of the force for their gallantry.

  The Special Adviser to the Governor on Security and Commissioner for Homeland Affairs, as well as some newsmen witnessed the operation.

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