Police confirm arrest of ESN/IPOB kingpin in Imo

The Imo State Police command has confirmed the Arrest of an IPOB/ESN kingpin in the State.

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The kingpin name withheld after interrogation gave useful information about the camps of the proscribed group which helped  the Police Tactical Units of the command to raid the camps located at Atta in Ikeduru LGA, Izombe in Oguta LGA and Ideato North LGA all in Imo state.

In a statement by the Command’s spokesman, Mike Abatam, the  Hoodlums on sighting the Tactical teams approaching their camp opened fire but were overpowered by the superior firing power of the Police.

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According to him, while some of the hoodlums’ escaped with bullet wounds into the forest, Several weapons, Stolen cars, Explosives, Gun Powders, Charms, lPOB/ESN Flags, Ammunitions, bags of cannabis sativa, Tramadol tablets and other hard drugs were recovered.

The Commissioner of police in the State, Abutu Yaro while commending the gallantry of the men, urged them to sustain the tempo.

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The commissioner also thanked Imo residents for their support and assured them of the command’s commitment in ensuring a crime free Imo State.

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