Anambra Police Command, Wednesday, stated it have arrested a suspected kidnap kingpin, Mr Matthew Nwankwo, who has been on the run for over seven years.
The Assistant Police Commissioner, Mr Joseph Agugoesi, who disclosed this in Awka, famous that the suspect who was declared needed seven years in the past, was a member of a infamous kidnap gang that has been terrorising the state throughout the regime of governor Willie Obiano.
In line with him, Nwankwo whose staff had been taken as much as N70 million from their victims, disappeared when his colleagues had been arrested however later reappeared within the state in all probability hoping to get pleasure from heaven since subsequent administration has taken off.
He stated he was arrested on Tuesday at Nteje, Oyi Native Authorities Space following a tip off to the State Police Command.
Whereas recalling that the suspect’s home was destroyed alongside that of his gang members at Nteje and Umueri respectively when he was on the run, he added that his gang members equivalent to Mr Solomon Chibuzor Morah aka Mmili and Hyacinth Chibudu equally had their homes demolished.
Additionally talking, the Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Tochukwu Ikenga, stated that the suspect has been confined to the police custody, whereas additional investigations continues.