ABAKALIKI—EBONYI State police command yesterday said it had arrested a serial killer, armed robbers, a rapist and 13 other suspected criminals in the State.
Speaking at the Command’s Headquarters in Abakaliki, the state Commissioner of Police, CP Maigari Dikko, said that his men nabbed members of a three-man gang of rapists who gang-raped one Sandra Ajiogu and murdered one Chioma Ezekele, who were students of Kingdom Secondary School, Idembia, Ezza South Local Government Area of the state.
He said one of the victims; Chioma Ezekele was shot dead because she refused one of the suspects, Sunday Nwali a.k.a Machine from having carnal knowledge of her.
Dikko added that the police smashed a four-man gang of Uchenna Okereke, Chukwuma Ozoemena, Nwabueze Nwonu and Sunday Nwali for the murder of the son of one Orie Okorie.
He said: “The three suspects were arrested on June 5, 2014, charged for conspiracy and murder and remanded in prison custody.
“While on patrol along Amasiri/Ohoazara road, a team of policemen attached to Afikpo Area Command, intercepted three suspects, Agwu Moses Ikechukwu, 23, Elias Azubuike, 37, Ebere Stanley Eseni, 48 and Esolonu Ibe, 42 for unlawful possession of firearms
“A 32-year-old man, Paul Emenike of Oguta, Imo State who specialised in using fabricated master key to steal vehicles/valuable properties was arrested on a tip off while trying to steal Mercedes Benz car with number plate AK 728 HZ, property of Oguji Gabriel of Nnebo Ofoke Ishieke village.
“A serial killer identified as Chukwuma Isaac of Okaria village in Abaomege, Onicha LGA rampaged his community by waylaying and murdering at the same spot and in cold blood.”