By Chinedu Adonu
ENUGU—IN a bid to ensure safety and peace in Uzouwani Local Government Area, Enugu State, the Police command, has vowed to sustain the onslaught against crime and criminality at Adani and Nimbo with a view to stamping them out.
In a statement issued to pressmen in Enugu by Police Public Relation Officer, Ebere Amaraizu, the command said it would not leave any stone unturned as significant progress had been made with the raiding of identified notorious criminal hideout known as Malaysia Forest and arrest of notorious armed robbery suspects.
He added that the command through intelligence gathered last week arrested two notorious kingpins, Jonathan Okeagu and Simon Enejere, who had been on the wanted list of the command with stolen motorcycle and Tiger plants.
“Enugu State command of the Nigeria Police Force through its operatives are making significant progress in the ongoing onslaught against criminal elements within Nimbo/Adani axis of Uzouwani Local Government Area of Enugu state with the earlier raiding of notorious Malaysia Forest and arrest of some notorious armed robbery, kidnapping and murder suspects.
“A full scale investigation has commenced into the alleged nefarious activities as the state command has vowed to sustain the tempo of the onslaught against criminal elements within the axis and its environs,” he said.
“The command operatives through intelligence information over the past weekend,nabbed another two notorious and deadly suspected Kidnap/cult group kingpins who have been on the wanted list of the commands operatives over their nefarious activities.
“Suspects who gave their names as one Jonathan Okeagu and Simon Enejere all of Umuasa Village Ugbene Ajima of Uzouwani Local Government Area of Enugu state were nabbed by operatives at Nimbo with two suspected stolen motorcycles/Tiger Generator”, The statement concluded.
Amarizu disclosed that the suspect Jonathan Okeagu have been convicted some time ago because of his criminal activities in the area.
“The suspect Jonathan Okeagu was arrested and charged to court and later remanded in prison custody for various offences ranging from cult related issues and other vices and for having serious links with suspected kidnappers within the area and its environs,” He said.