The ongoing Operation Kpochapu 2 initiative recently launched by Anambra State government has started to yield results as a joint team of security agencies paraded seventy one suspects today, 26th October 2019.
The suspects were paraded at the police divisional Headquarters, Ogidi.
The parade was led by the Police Public Relations Officer in the State, Mr Haruna Mohammed on behalf of the Commissioner of Police, CP John Abang.
Out of the paraded suspects, five were arrested for alleged kidnapping, military impersonation and fraud, while fourty one are suspected cultists. Twenty two others were arrested for various criminal activities.
Some suspects were also arrested and paraded at the Anti - Cultism Squad of the Nigeria Police, Enugwu-Ukwu, among whom were three women for child trafficking. The third woman is pregnant and is currently hospitalized.
Blessing John, one of the alleged members of the child stealing syndicate who hails from Kano claimed that she brought the two boys, aged two and four years from Bauchi, as they are hers, explaining that she made the move because she needs help to train them, while Ngozi Tisiobi from Achina said that she established contact with her for one Ify to purchase the child for the sum of 750,000 naira.
Addressing journalists, Mr Haruna thanked the public for providing useful information to security agencies, saying that the suspects will be profiled, after which they will be charged to court.
While pointing out that the suspects were arrested with exhibits including cannabis, motorcycles, generator, among others, he stressed that Operation Kpochapu 2 is ongoing and in full force across the State, and advised the public to continue to be law abiding.