Maduako Igbokwe l Tuesday, February 21, 2023
AWKA, Nigeria – Youths in Anambra State have threatened to cause mayhem in the State following allegations of kidnappings and killings against some senior Police officers in the State.
They described the allegations against Patrick Agbazue of State Criminal Investigations Department in Awkuzu and Princess Nkeiruka Nwode, the Zone -13 Police Public Relations Officer ZPPRO as false and unfounded.
The youths under the aegis of Anambra youth for Good leadership, led by comrade Azuka Omenankiti, said they would block all the major roads in Anambra, if those Police Officers were not left off the hook and allow them to return to their respective offices.
They said those who levelled such allegations were the enemies of the state, who wanted to reap where they did not sow.
According to the group, ” some people including members of the security have been scheming to take over from those officers and had been blackmailing them through underground processes.
“The Awkuzu annex man (Agbazue) who we know as a fine and gentle officer, have made things difficult for criminals in the State and they want to remove him now through trump up charges and we say, enough is enough.
“The officers are not involved in any form of kidnapping or killing of any sort in Anambra State. The Police hierarchy should equally know that those enemies mentioned the State governor, Prof Chukwuma Soludo and renowned philanthropist, Prince Arthur Eze to show you that it’s pure blackmail”
“We are not going to fold our hands and allow some unscrupulous elements to tarnish the image of our best crime fighters in Anambra or mess up the names of our governor and Eze ” Anambra youths said.
Meanwhile, the state Police Command had declared the Corps member, alleged to be behind the fraudulent practices, Mr Emeh Nnamdi Daniel wanted.
It was contained in a statement signed by the commands spokesperson on Monday in Awka, Ikenga Tochukwu, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, DSP and made available to reporters.
The 26 year old was allegedly, Wanted on the offence of unlawful possession of a firearm, money laundering, defamation of character, fraud, and Impersonation.