Imo police parades 34 suspected criminals for rape, murder reports that the Imo state Commissioner of Police, Dasuki Galadanchi yesterday paraded 34 persons for various offenses ranging rape; kidnapping; murder; armed robbery; fraud; theft; and conspiracy.

According to him, there has been a reduction in crime as against the notion expressed by residents saying "I know because I have the indices. I know reported crime is reducing".

He said the community policing modus adopted by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris is working in Imo State, as it is yielding results.

This is even as he charged residents to report every crime witnessed saying " please, if you see something, please say something".

According to him, 10 suspects were arrested for armed robberies; 14 persons for kidnapping and two persons for fraud. 

Galadanchi said "11 kidnap victims were rescued; four vehicles recovered; three locally made guns; one pump action gun; and 19 ammunition were recovered".

Speaking some kidnap suspects, David Ndubuisi, 24 years who hails from Umuaga Nguru in Ngor Okpala local government area of  Imo state; Chinonso Akabisi 26 years from Isiala Mbano council area; and Christian Chukwuka,24 years from Oguta council said they specialized in the abduction, rape and murder, and robbery of female victims.

They admitted their involvement in the kidnap of late Cynthia Dike, a staff of Christ the King Secondary School at Obike in Ngor Okpala, who they raped and later murdered. 

According to the Police boss, one motorcycle, two knives ,one purse and different hand bags and handsets belonging to their victims were recovered as exhibits. 

Also paraded were 18 years old Chigaemezu Ekpem, and 22 years old Daniel Uzoka,  arrested by the operatives of the command for armed robbery.

According to the police boss "the suspects were nabbed by the operatives of the command while on a stop and search along port Harcourt/Owerri expressway.

They intercepted the two suspects with a motorcycle. On searching them, a locally made double pipe pistol with one cartridge was recovered concealed in a polythene bag. On interrogation, suspects confessed to have gotten exhibits from an uncompleted building .The scene was visited while investigation is still in progress".

Meanwhile, the suspects will soon be arraigned in court for their various offenses. 

Pix caption- one of the alleged rapists, Chinonso Akabisi during the parade.
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