A 30-year old Pastor, Samuel Emeka, has been arrested for allegedly abducting an 11-year old boy in Awkuzu, Oyi local government area of Anambra State.
The suspect, a native of Awkuzu, was said to have kidnapped the boy, Ikechukwu Ozoekwe at Umoubi community in company of his colleague.
It was gathered that the suspects had bundled their victim inside his vehicle boot and were on the run before they were apprehended.
Confirming the arrest, the police spokesperson in the state, Haruna Mohammed said the suspect was nabbed together with his accomplice, Samuel Emeka.
He said their victim was rescued in good condition and had been handed over to his mother.
He said, “On the 21/5/2019 at about 5:30pm, Police operatives attached to the Command Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) arrested one Pastor Nweke Chijioke ‘m’ aged 33 years and Samuel Emeka ‘m’ aged 30 years all of Awkuzu in Oyi LGA of Anambra State.
“Suspects had on the 18/5/2019 at about 4:30pm allegedly abducted one Ikechukwu Ozoekwe ‘m’ aged 11 years at Akwuzu Umoubi and bundled him inside their vehicle boot.”
He said the case was being investigated.