Reporter : UCHE NDEKE
The Police Command in Anambra State has confirmed the release of the state Commissioner for Public Utilities, Mr. Emeka Ezenwanne.
He returned home in the early hours of Sunday April 4, 2021.
A statement by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr. Tochukwu Ikenga, says the police, military and other security agencies had mounted intense search and rescue efforts, and was closing in on the abductors, a situation that forced his release.
The Commissioner for Public Utilities, Mr. Emeka Ezenwanne was abducted following the attack at Isuofia Civic Center, which led to the murder of three police officers by some hoodlums.
The police command had also arrested five suspects in connection with the incident and said it remained committed to apprehending the remaining gang members.
The statement added that the Commissioner of Police, Monday Kuryas had called for calm while reiterating the command’s commitment towards ensuring safety and security of residents.