The police in Anambra State have arrested 28 suspects over cases of kidnapping, armed robbering, cultism and other related vices in Anambra state.
The suspects, including one Ebeje Nnamdi, a deserter from 20 mechanized Battalion, Taraba State, were arrested at various locations of the state. Nnamdi is suspected to be the trainer of Biafra Security Service.
He was arrested alongside three others for their alleged involvement in armed robbery in Iyi Oji area of Anambra on Wednesday.
Parading the suspects on Thursday at the police headquarters in Amawbia, the state Commissioner of poliyce, Garba Umar, said one of the suspects, Chukwudi Nwabundo, invaded the house of one Peter Chukwuemeka of Isiokwe village, Aguleri and abducted one John Ifediora of Umuganagu village to Iyi Oji shrine where he was subjected to torture.
He said the suspects confessed to the crime and would be charged to court accordingly.
Umar listed exhibits recovered from them to include 336 rounds of 7.62 x 39mm AK 47 live ammunitions, 3 Eympty AK 47 rifle magazines, 1 locally made double barrel pistol with two live cartridges, IPOB wears ( headgear, mini flag, muffler), charms and ATM cards.
Other suspects paraded by the police included a 6-man gang of armed robbers over attacks and killings of policemen at nipping points, robberies at fuel stations and various points including the armed robbery at Bukachi filling Station Eziowelle on 31st August 2017.