Rivers CP, Joseph Mukan declares war on criminals, recovers decomposed bodies

Rivers State  Commissioner of Police, Joseph G. Mukan, has declared total war against armed robbers, serial killers and  kidnappers in the State.

In one of its recent operations, officers of his Anti-Kidnapping Unit, in a sting operation on June 29, at about 1.30 pm, arrested a notorious kidnapper and serial killer, one Anthony Ndubuisi from Ngo-Okpala in Imo State but resides at Umuebulu Etche Local Government Area, Rivers State.

A signed statement by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Nnamdi Omoni, stated that the suspect who was arrested through intelligence led policing, on interrogation confessed to have carried out several kidnappings and killings of his unsuspecting victims, including three foreign nationals and a Nigerian. The recent, being the kidnapping and killing of one Ajumiene Offor who was lured from Aba to his house, for a business transaction but kidnapped and killed on June Continuing, the statement added that in the course of investigation, the suspect led operatives to his house at Umuebulu, where he pointed to a septic tank that contained the bodies of his victims.

 On exhumation, three human skulls were recovered and the decomposing body of his recent victim. They have been evacuated and taken to the mortuary for autopsy.

While investigation is ongoing, efforts have been intensified to arrest other members of his deadly gang.

In the wake of his arrest, two pump action guns and some cartridges were recovered.

Addressing the media at the scene of exhumation, the Commissioner of Police, Joseph G. Mukan condemned the incident and promised to declare a total war against perpetrators of heinous crimes in the State. He however, advised the public to increase their security consciousness and report all suspicious characters and movements to the Police, via the following security Numbers:-

1.  08032003514

2.  08028915462

3.  08182157778

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