Operatives of the Anti-kidnapping Unit of the Imo State Police Command have arrested three persons for alleged robbery and rape.The suspects are 21-year-old Marcel Iwuchukwu, Agim Ugochukwu, 22, and Ifeanyi Chukwu, 23. .
. The state Commissioner of Police, Dasuki Galadanchi, who paraded them in Owerri, the state capital, said a gun, cartridge and phones, were recovered from the suspected hoodlums. .
Galadanchi said, “On August 8, the operatives of the Command Anti-kidnapping Unit responded to a distress call at Laurel Suit Hostel behind Imo State University. The suspects specialised in armed robbery and rape of innocent victims within the area. .
. “The victim is Odinaka Chukwuemeka, 22, and one locally-made shotgun, one live cartridge and six phones, were recovered from the suspects as exhibits.”Galadanchi said the suspects had made useful statements to the police. .
While promising to prosecute the men, the CP said the Inspector-General of Police community policing strategies, which his command was implementing, were yielding results in the state.