The IGP Intelligence Response Team (IRT) around 1 am on Thursday morning in Omu- Awa forest, Ikwere L.G.A of Rivers State killed the most dreaded ‘kidnap for ransom’ kingpin and armed Robber, Henry Chibueze A.K.A ‘Vampire’.
A manhunt for Chibueze was launched after he escaped from prison warders with help from his gang members at a court hearing in Owerri on 27th January 2017.
Five members of the gang were also arrested alive and a huge cache of arms and ammunition were recovered from them.
The suspects are now in police custody, they are:
1. Obinna Ela
2. Arinze Abecheta
3. Chukwu Ebuka
4. Samuel Ugochukwu
5. Clifford AHEANA.
They are responsible for several kidnappings and armed robbery attacks in Imo, Abia, Rivers, Delta and other States in the South-South/South-East. The gang is responsible for the murder of several people. They will be paraded and charged to court on completion of a thorough investigation into their activities.