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Police arrest suspected kidnapper on wedding day




A suspected member of a kidnap gang who abducted and killed Rev. Fr. Cyriacus Onunkwo in 2017 has been arrested by the men of Imo State Police Command.

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The state Public Relation Officer, Orlando Ikeokwu, who confirmed the arrest said the suspect, Mr Charles Nnana from Aji in Oru East council of the state had been on the run since the incident occurred while other members of his gang were rounded up.

However the police on February 16, 2020 cut short his fun when he was arrested on his traditional wedding day to his hearthrob by the operatives of the Special Anti- Robbery Squad (SARS)

Nnana allegedly fled to Indonesia after the operation only to come back three years later thinking that the storm was over.

The police said he had confessed to the crime as well as his role in the operation. Ikeokwu has assured that he would be prosecuted accordingly.

The murdered Catholic priest from Osina, came home to bury his late father but was unfortunately kidnapped and killed by Nnana and his gang and his body was also recovered few days after where it was dumped on the road.

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