In connection with a case of conspiracy, murder, armed robbery, act of terrorism, kidnapping, cultism, unlawful possession of firearms, house breaking, burglary, malicious damage, and conduct likely to cause breach of public peace in Isu Aniocha, Awka North LGA of Anambra State, Nigeria, the Nigeria Police Force have hereby declares the following twelve (12) persons wanted:
i. Edward Okoye (aka Stone) vii. Donatus Okeke
ii. Onyemazi Ngini viii. Onyebuchi Nwekeizu Okoye
iii. Nonso Eboh ix. Chukwuka Onyibor
iv. Chukwujekwu Anaekeokwu x. Chuka Ilodigwe
v. Chinedu Nwoye Okoye xi. Nonso Awusionwu Obinna
vi. Cosmos Okonkwo xii. Chukwujekwu Okoye
The suspects, all males of Igbo descent, ranging in age from 25 to 55 years old, and locals of Isu Aniocha, Awka North LGA of Anambra State, with heights ranging from 1.5m to 1.7m, were previously declared wanted by the police.
According to a statement by the police, on the 19th of January, 2019, Edward Okoye (aka Stone) and others shot two men dead – one Ifeanyi Anazoba (aka Ichafu) and one Chukwuebuka Amodo (aka Mutum) – at a burial function in Umuzuocha Town Hall, Awka South of Anambra State, beheaded them and burned their bodies beyond recognition; kidnapped two others; and vandalized two properties worth over 1.2 million naira.
Some mobile police officers assigned to bring order to the community were also attacked and brutalized by the suspects.
As a result, the Nigeria Police Force is urging all well-intentioned members of the public to provide relevant information to the police so that they can be apprehended and brought to justice.
The police also assured that justice will not only be served in this case, but that it will be seen as such by all parties involved, since the police would leave no stone unturned in unraveling the heinous and criminal incident.
Source: The Nigerian Police Force.