IN A BID TO FLUSHOUT AGBEROS: Anambra State Government Arrests 28 Illegal Revenue Collectors (Photos) – SIXT-MEDIA LANE CONSULT
A Special Task Force set up by the Operation Clean And Healthy Anambra, OCHA Brigade has arrested 28 suspected persons connected to a notorious illegal revenue collector popularly known as ‘coded’, SIXT-MEDIA LANE reports.
The arrest was conducted in different parts of Onitsha and Oba where the suspects operate.
Speaking to newsmen, the Public Relations Officer of OCHA Brigade, Mr. Anthony Agbaefune, said the arrests followed tons of petitions received by OCHA Brigade written by residents of the state who were extorted by the gang.
Mr. Agbaefune while emphasizing that each of the suspects were caught red handed in the illegal activity, said with the arrest of the suspects, the state government has once again clearly indicated the commitment of the Soludo-led administration to ensure that the lives and properties of residents across the state are secured and protected under the law.
Affirming the state government’s zero tolerance against all kinds of touting activities very clear, he assured that every resident in the state would be protected by government.
The suspects are Osita Dike from Imo state arrested at Minaj, Nnamdi Chukwudi from Enugu arrested at Idemili junction, Francis Chukwuebuka from Oba Anambra State arrested at Ezeokpoko Park, Antony Samsom from Oba, Anambra State arrested at Oba old road, Ogbonna Sunday from Oba, Anambra State arrested at Igwe Park Oba, Nnabuike Umeoke from Ebonyi State arrested at Igwe Park Oba, Obienu Echezona from Oba, Anambra State arrested at Igwe Park Oba, David Okpara from Enugu arrested at Tarzan , Arinze Nwakaibie from Obosi, Anambra State arrested at Goodness and Mercy Park Owerri road, Edeh Obinna from Obosi, Anambra State arrested at Minaj, among others.