Two members of a 4 man kidnap gang have been shot dead in Aba by Operatives of the Abia state police command while negotiating a ransom for their victims.
The Kidnap syndicate has been terrorising Aba and its environs for some time now. It was smashed by Detectives attached to Omoba Division on 19th July 2017, at Ovungwu, Isiala-Ngwa South Local Government Area, Abia State.
Information made available to PoliticsNGR revealed that the syndicate had on 18th July 2017, in Osisioma Ngwa abducted one Onyemaechi Mbamaonyeukwu Ijeoma ‘m’, the Managing Director of Mba Hotels Aba in his ash colour Nissan Infinity Jeep with Reg. No. GWA 807 DH and held him hostage in an uncompleted building at Umuajuju Ovungwu, Isiala Ngwa South LGA while negotiating for a ransom.
On a tip off, the Detectives led by their DPO swooped on the hoodlums’ den where the gang opened fire on sighting them. During a shootout, two of the Kidnappers later identified as Nwadibia and Monday were gunned down while others escaped with bullet wounds. The victim was rescued unhurt and one of the Detectives sustained some injuries.
Items recovered include the victim’s Nissan Infinity Jeep, two (2) motorcycles and four (4) GSM phones. The injured Detective is responding to treatment and the victim has been successfully reunited with his family. A manhunt for other members of the gang has been launched.
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