Electricity Vandal, Cultists Arrested In Imo

By Adadareporters

The Imo State Command has arrested one Ewurum Obinna, 22, for allegedly vandalizing transformers and stealing electricity armored cables in Nekede and its environs.

The state police command said Ewurum was arrested by the Nekede Divisional Police Headquarters.

The state police public relations officer, ASP Henry Okoye, said he was arrested in the early hours of Friday after a hot chase by police operatives, adding that he admitted that his syndicate was responsible for stealing high-tension electricity cables and vandalizing the transformer at Dike Dum Lodge, Trinity Junction, and other areas in Nekede.

Quoting Okoye, “Effort is intensified to arrest other suspects at large particularly the receivers of the stolen items and make them face the full wrath of the law.”

The Nekede Divisional Headquarters also on Friday arrested suspected cultists along Human Race Road, Naze.

Okoye gave the names of the suspects aa Chimezie Chukwukere, 26, and Arinze Victor, 26. Items recovered from them are one black toy gun, two cutlasses, black berets with a black axe logo inscribed on it, and other incriminating items were recovered.

Okoye said, “During the investigation, the suspects confessed to being members of the Black Axe Confraternity and are currently assisting the operatives. They will be arraigned in court after the conclusion of the investigation.”

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