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 JUST IN Police declare 12 persons wanted in Anambra
The suspects

The Nigeria Police Force have declared 12 persons wanted for related cases of murder, armed robbery, terrorism, kidnapping and cult activities in Anambra state.

According to the statement, the names of the wanted suspects are Edward Okoye (aka Stone); Donatus Okeke; Onyemazi Ngini; Onyebuchi Nwekeizu Okoye; Nonso Eboh; and Chukwuka Onyibor.

The suspects have been further alleged by the police of unlawful possession of firearms, housebreaking, burglary, malicious damage, and conduct likely to cause a breach of public peace in Isu-Aniocha, Awka North LGA of Anambra State, Nigeria.

The statement further confirmed that a court order has been obtained to declare wanted the suspects, adding that they are all male of Igbo extraction with ages ranging from 25 years to 55 years old, natives of Isu-Aniocha, Awka North LGA of Anambra State with heights between 1.5m to 1.7m.

The police urged residents of Anambra to help in nabbing the alleged suspects, adding that useful information will serve as a good lead to help hasten the process of bringing the wrongdoers to justice.

The statement signed by Force Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, reads in part: “The Police had earlier secured a court order to declare wanted the suspects, all male of Igbo extraction with ages ranging from 25 years to 55 years old, natives of Isu-Aniocha, Awka North LGA of Anambra State with heights between 1.5m to 1.7m.

“Edward Okoye (aka Stone), had in conjunction with others shot two men dead – one Ifeanyi Anazoba (aka Ichafu) and one Chukwuebuka Amodo (aka Mutum) at a burial function in Umuzuocha Town Hall, Awka South of Anambra State on 19th January, 2019, beheaded them and burnt their bodies beyond recognition; kidnapped two others, and vandalized two properties valued at over 1.2 billion Naira. The suspects equally attacked and brutalized some mobile police officers detailed to restore calm to the community.”

 

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