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Army Deserter Detained in Imo for Possible Terrorism

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The Police Public Relations Officer in Imo state, CSP Michael Abattam has confirmed that a 34-year-old Nigerian Army deserter, Lance Corporal Nwangwu Chiwendu has been arrested at Amahohuru Nguru in Aboh Mbaise Local government Area of Imo State for alleged terrorism.

Abattam said Chiwendu popularly known as Onye-Army, was arrested by operatives of the Imo State Police Command at his father’s funeral on December 23 in his hometown in Aboh Mbaise after a diligent gathering of both credible and technical intelligence.

He added that the suspected vicious terrorist is a commander and member of the Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB and its militia arm, Eastern Security Network, and has confessed to being behind the killing of two staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC at the Ihitte Uboma Local Government Area of Imo State in April 2022.

The suspect is also said to have spearheaded the operation that led to the killing of former presidential aide, Ahmed Gulak in May 2021 as well as orchestrated the kidnap of two expatriates along Okigwe Road two weeks ago and has been involved in high-level killings, kidnapping, and burning of INEC offices and government facilities across the state.

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