Imo Police parades alleged killer of Gulak

By Chinonso Alozie, Owerri

The Imo State Police Command has paraded a deserter from the Nigerian Army, Corporal Nwangwu Chiwendu, popularly known as “Onye army”, a 34-year-old man from Amaohuru Nguru in Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of ​​Imo State, for alleged involvement in the murder of Ahmed Gulak and other prominent persons in Imo.

According to Imo State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Michael Abattam, Onye Army was paraded at Imo State Police Command in Owerri on Wednesday.

Police said the suspect was “one of the brutal commanders of the Eastern Security Network, ESN, of the indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB,

Among the alleged victims of the suspect, police listed as; “The recent murder of the Labor Party senate candidate, the burning of his house and jeep. He led his gang members including one Okechukwu Duru and others to kidnap one Jude Nwahiri on November 4, 2021, collected a ransom of 21 million nairas (N21,000,00.00) after killing four persons in the victim’s residence in Amaohuru Nguru in Aboh Mbaise LGA, Imo State.

“The assassination of the traditional ruler of Amaohuru Nguru Aboh Mbaise LGA, Imo State HRH Eze Anthony Anyanwu on 10/12/2021. The murder of an indigenous doctor in Amaohuru Nguru, Uzodimma Ahaiwe on 25/12/2021.

“The murder of one Ugochukwu Olewuike aka Taco; the youth leader of Amaohuru Nguru Aboh Mbaise LGA Imo State. The murder of an unknown Krubo surname, born in Obohia in Achiazu Mbaise.

“The murder of a police inspector and a police sergeant at Aboh Mbaise police station on the day his terrorist gang attacked and set fire to the police station.

He led the attack on Ezinihitte Mbaise Police Station, Achiazu Mbaise Police Station, Otoko Obowo Police Station, White Uboma Police Station, Enyiogugu Police Station in Aboh Mbaise LGA.

“He led the attack/murder of the onion truck driver along Mbaise Road. He led the attack on the INEC office in White Uboma LGA Imo State and killed two INEC employees.

“He led the attack on INEC office Owerri along Owerri/Port Harcourt Road and killed two police officers during the mission. He led the attack on the Mbano Vigilante Group and killed three of the vigilantes.

“He led the kidnapping of the white men at road construction along Umunna Okigwe Road and killed the mobile officer and soldier who were on guard. He led the attack on Umunna Okigwe police station and killed an Asp Danjuma and Inspector Ebi Atom, also stole their service rifles.

“He was one of the terrorist members who attacked Owerri Correctional Center and State CIID Owerri on 05/04/2021. The attack on the White Uboma rapid response team on 12/22/2022 set the Hilux ablaze and snatched their guns.

“He recently confessed to several kidnappings, armed robberies and car theft within the command.

The murder of the two air force officers at the Naze roundabout has deprived them of their service weapons.’

About how the suspect was arrested, the police said: “The suspect, whose modus operandi is a gorilla-like operation, that is, he unleashed a terror surprise attack and absconded in neighboring states, was arrested on 12/23/2022 at about 10:30 am. hours at his hometown, Amahohuru Nguru in Aboh Mbaise LGA, after diligent gathering of both credible and technical intelligence, during the late father’s funeral.

“The suspect who was on a lookout position while his members were being watched, when they saw the police officers, they went to their heels and engaged in a shootout with the officers, using the crowd as a shield. The brave police officers retaliated, professionally and tactically, to prevent bullets from hitting innocent persons in the crowd.

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“He was later arrested after a long chase along with two of his gang members with gunshot wounds while others escaped. Amazingly, he suffered no bullet injuries; this he attributed to the charms worn all over his body and named “Odeshi”, meaning native body armor. A search of the home and grounds of the suspect, ex-Lance Corporal Nwangwu Chiwendu, found the following items at the station: -Five (5) Pump Action weapons; Two (2) custom cut double barrel guns; Four (4) locally made handguns, fifty (50) live ammunition rounds;

Nine (9) locally made hand grenades; ESN regalia and various charms and rings.

“During interrogation, the terror Kingpin confessed that he had enlisted in the Nigerian Army in 2013, where he trained as an engineer and became an expert in weapons handling and maintenance of all heavy automatic weapons.

“He rose to the rank of Lance Corporal before leaving the military and joining the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and its affiliate arm, Eastern Security Network (ESN) through an Ebubechukwu surname unknown and became the operational commander and head trainer of the Exiled group of which he claimed to have trained over a thousand members in weapons and terror attacks at their camp in Ogbotoukwu, a forest, in Obowu LGA in Imo State.

On the murder of Ahmed Gulark, the former political adviser to former President Goodluck Jonathan, police said: “He further confessed to participating in and leading to several vicious killings of security personnel, attacks on INEC offices, setting fire to of police stations, murder of innocent people, armed robbery/kidnapping, terrorism and told how they killed the late Ahmed Gulak, the former political adviser to former President Goodluck Jonathan on May 30, 2021. He confessed he was running the operation and they crossed paths and stopped the Toyota Camry Taxi car that was taking him and his friend to the airport and ordered them to come down shot him but the bullet didn’t penetrate his body so went he at him removed the rings on his right fingers, shot and killed him along the airport road.

However, the command said: “On 25/12/2022, he volunteered and led the investigative teams accompanied by the military to their camp in Obowo, but upon arrival they found that the crooks hastily left the camp and in two vehicles into set fire. to conceal the license plates of the vehicles, and a search of the camp recovered the following items:

Five (5) GPMG guns;

Four (4) custom cut double drums;

Five (5) pump-action guns;

Three (3) locally made bombs.

Nineteen (19) rounds of AK47 live ammunition; Fifty-two (52) live cartridges; Fourteen (14) tear gas grenades; Two (2) police handcuffs

Four (4) safety boots; Various vehicle numbers; Seven (7) police belts; Numerous registered INEC voter cards from INEC offices; Three (3) ESN flags, police said.

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