The Department of State Security Service Imo State Command has arrested six suspected kidnappers, including one female, for allegedly kidnapping one Nnawike Chinaka in Nkwerre Local Government Area of Imo State.
The suspects were paraded at the SSS Headquarters in Owerri, the Imo State capital, in the presence of the State Governor, Rochas Okorocha.
The Director of SSS in the state, Mr Francis Ejiofor, said that the command is desirous to curb the trend and menace of kidnapping in the state and as such set up a special task force to address the issue of kidnapping and one of the early successes of the new task force was the arrest of the 6-man gang of suspected kidnappers and the rescue of the kidnap victim alive.
Governor Rochas Okorocha commended security operatives in the state for trying to see that kidnapping and related criminal activities are reduced in the state.
He assured the people of the state that the state government would provide adequate support and partnership to all security operatives in the state in order to make Imo a peaceful and crime free state.