Operatives of Anti Kidnap Squad of Anambra State Police Command have smashed another kidnap gang in Nnewi Ichi in Nnewi North Local Government Area of the state.
Police Public Relations Officer, Tochukwu Ikenga, in a statement, said one of the kidnappers was arrested while their victim was rescued during the operation.
He said One Pump Action Gun and two locally fabricated hand grenades were recovered at the hideout.
He said, “The Squad which was on patrol with vigilante men on 13th September, 2023 got information about the kidnappers hideout and stormed the place.
“A kidnapped victim found in the hideout was rescued and conveyed to a hospital at Nnewi for treatment. One of the suspected kidnappers was arrested.
“Operatives recovered One Pump Action Gun and two locally fabricated hand grenades at the hideout.
“The Commissioner of Police, CP Aderemi Adeoye, commended Police Operatives and the local Vigilante on this collaboration that has been effective against criminal elements.
“He asked them to sustain the onslaught until crime is reduced to the barest minimum and people can move around in safety.”