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A dismissed policeman, identified as Francis William has been arrested by operatives of the Abia State Police Command while attempting to steal an electricity transformer at the National High School, Port Harcourt Road Aba, the commercial city of the state.

the suspects

Parading the suspect on Wednesday, alongside other criminals, the state Commissioner of Police, CP Kenechukwu Onwuemelie, represented by the PPRO, Maureen Chinaka, said William, aged 34, was arrested on September 11 by operatives following a credible intelligence.

How Dismissed Policeman Was Caught Stealing In Abia State
parading of the suspects

William was caught dressed in police camouflage with a fez cap and a fake police warrant card.

He was arrested while the stolen item was recovered.

“The case has been charged to court, and the suspect is remanded in correctional custody,” the PPRO said.

Giving account of other successful operations the command carried out, the PPRO said;

On credible intelligence regarding criminal activities at Ehere Secondary school, Aba, police detectives conducted a cordon, search, and arrest operation on September 24, 2023.

“The successful operation led to the arrest of suspects involved in illegal drug trade. Large quantities of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp and various hard drugs were recovered. The suspects have been charged to court after a thorough investigation and were remanded accordingly.

“On credible intelligence regarding criminal activities at Ehere Secondary school, Aba, police detectives conducted a cordon, search, and arrest operation on September 24, 2023.

“The successful operation led to the arrest of suspects involved in illegal drug trade. Large quantities of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp and various hard drugs were recovered. The suspects have been charged to court after a thorough investigation and were remanded accordingly.

“On September 24, 2023, personnel from the Counter-Terrorist Unit intercepted a tricycle with five male occupants. A search led to the discovery of a cut-to-size locally fabricated single-barrel short gun, loaded with live cartridges. The case is under investigation by the Monitoring Unit Umuahia.

“On October 1, 2023, Isiala Ngwa Area Command received information about a kidnap victim held in captivity in a building in Uratta in Isiala Ngwa North LGA. Police operatives carried out an operation in the area leading to the rescue of the victim, one Sylvanus Emenegu ‘m’, who was abducted on September 30, 2023.

“The kidnappers fled upon sighting the police. Exhibits, including a motorcycle, foam, and two POS machines were recovered at the scene. The victim was released to his family for medical attention.”

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