A suspect identified as Kingsley Chukwuemeka from Ezinachi in Okigwe L.G.A of Imo State – has been arrested by the police. The suspect was arrested on 23/12/2017 by operatives of the FSARS at Control Post Owerri in possession of a locally made pistol and three live cartridges..
The suspect is one of the prison inmates who escaped from the Owerri Prisons alongside a notorious kidnapper known as ‘Vampire which took place at the Owerri High Court premises where he was facing trial for armed robbery/unlawful possession of firearm with charge No. OW/375C/2013.
The Notorious kidnapper, Henry Chibueze, also known as, Vampire who escaped from prison custody on January 27,2017, when some gunmen believed to be his gang members stormed the Owerri High Court in Imo State and rescued him, killing two persons while many others sustained bullet wounds, has been killed in a gun duel with the
Vampire was killed when operatives from the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT, who were deployed to Imo State, by the IGP, Ibrahim Idris, to track him down and other members of his gang, trailed him to his hideout in Omu-Awa forrest in Ikwerre, Local Government Area of Rivers State.