Police have arrested the native doctor preparing charms for members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Eastern Security Network (ESN) in Imo State.
The suspect, Benneth Okoli, 49, was arrested in his shrine at Akuma in Oru East LGA of Imo State.
Commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro said after a diligent forensic and technical intelligence gathering ,the team led by ACP Benjamin Osuji of the Command’s Department of Operations was able to trace the location of the native doctor’s shrine where the bandits were fortified for each attack.
He discovered that the bandits fortified themselves against bullets and knives in the shrine before attacking police stations.
“The shrine was immediately cordoned and the teams tactically went in, where the native doctor, Benneth, was arrested.
During the search, he said one locally made Improvised Explosive Devices, various charms, and weeds suspected to be indian hemp in a bag were recovered to the station.
According to him, the suspect, on interrogation, released useful information which currently is assisting the police to arrest the remnants of his gangs currently on the run.
Credit: Eons Intelligence
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