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Identity Of Female Undergrad Fingered As Member Of Kidnap Gang Has Been Unveiled

A few days back Punch reported that police in Ebonyi State paraded a group of kidnappers with a lady among them. The lady was reported to be a final year student of Sociology and Anthropology at Ebonyi state University, but her name was withheld.




The identity of the student has been revealed, her name is reportedly Nnenna Loveth Okpara. 
At the command headquarters in Abakaliki, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Lovet Odah who paraded the suspects disclosed that the gang abducted the victim who is the owner of a popular hotel known as “Monabis Hotel” located at Nnorum Street in Abakaliki at about 8 pm on May 25.


She said, “The suspects after abducting the victim whisked him away to Azugwu town at the outskirts of the capital city Abakaliki, where he was shot at the back and pushed inside a nearby river though he survived the ordeal.


“The suspects were arrested by police operatives at Nsukka in Enugu State and later transferred to Ebonyi State Police Command”


The PPRO revealed that the kidnappers transferred #5 million from the victim’s bank account, using his mobile telephone handset, to their own bank account before pushing him into the river.

Odah, said that the state Criminal Investigation Department had commenced full scale investigation into the incident, emphasising that the suspects would be arraigned in court for prosecution.