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Police raid kidnappers den in Imo State, arrest five Fulanis, recover two decomposing bodies

The Special Tactical Unit of Imo State police command led by the Commissioner of Police, CP Aboki Danjuma in synergy with some local hunters, have stormed a suspected kidnapper’s den in a forest between Avu and Ihiagwa, on January 29 and arrested five suspected kidnappers.

The suspects namely Muazu Awuta, 30 ‘m’ yrs, Abdullahi Abubakar, ‘m’ 32yrs, Ozeru Sabo ‘m’ 25yrs, Saddam Suleiman, ‘m’ 27yrs, Bashir Yahaya, ‘m’, 28yrs all of Jau local government area of Jigawa State.

A statement released by the command’s spokesman noted that on combing the forest, two decomposing unidentified bodies suspected to be kidnapped victims and other items like telephones, wristwatches, shoes, and slippers were recovered.

According to the spokesman, the command intends to carry out further DNA confirmatory tests to ascertain the identity of the deceased. He said five operational motorcycles of the suspected kidnappers were also recovered.

He added that the suspects are currently undergoing investigation and have provided useful information to the Police that will lead to the arrest of other syndicates at large.

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