On the 12/3/2021 at about 2:20pm,there was a report at the Area Command headquarters Nnewi that a four years old child of ST Joseph School Otolo Nnewi was returning home from School in company of his siblings when two men on a motorcycle grabbed the child and zoom off with him.
Alarm was raised by other children which attracted the attention of some commercial motorcyclists who pursued and eventually arrested the suspects and rescued the child at Akamili Community Nnewi.
However,before the arrival of police patrol team to the scene,the two suspects were beaten to stupor by the angry mob but were eventually rescued by the police and taken to the hospital for medical attention.
Consequently,on the 13/3/2021(today) one of the suspect whose identity is yet unknown was certified dead by a medical doctor while receiving treatment and the second one is still unconscious at the hospital.Corpse deposited at the mortuary and investigation still ongoing.
Meanwhile,the Commissioner of Police CP Monday Bala Kuryas,fsi while thanking the public for their courage in rescuing the child also urged them to always exercise restraint by not taking law into their hands whenever they arrest suspects to enable the police conduct discreet investigation to in order unravel more facts surrounding the incidents including sponsors of the dastardly acts and bring them to justice.
CSP Haruna Mohammed,PPRO Anambra State Police Command,
For-Commissioner of Police Anambra State Command.