The Imo State Police Command has announced the arrest of one suspected kidnapper, Kelechi Darlington and the rescue of a kidnap victim, Kingsley Okeke by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS.
This was disclosed in a statement issued on Sunday in Owerri by the command’s Public Relations Officer, Orlando Ikeokwu, adding that the SARS personnel carried out the operation in conjunction with their colleagues from Ohaji Police Division.
The statement partly reads: “On June 15, the personnel of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, in conjunction with the officials of the Ohaji Divison, raided a kidnappers’ den at Umuokanne in the Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area of the state and rescued Okeke Kingsley Uchenna.
“The team also arrested one of the kidnappers, Kelechi Darlington, of Amaimo in the Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo State.
“The victims were kidnapped at the Magnesium/Westbrook Hotels on June 14 around 10.40pm in a milk Suzuki bus. Efforts are on to arrest the fleeing members of the gang.”