RIVERS, Nigeria – The State Police have arrested one Anthony Ndubuisi, a notorious kidnapper and serial killer.
The police also confirmed the recovery of four decomposed bodies buried in a septic tank in the compound of the kidnapper.
The arrest was made by the operatives of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit, in a Sting Operation at about 1pm on Monday
Ndubuisi, a native of Ngo-Okpala in Imo State, resides at Umuebulu Etche Local Government Area of Rivers State.
The suspect who was arrested through intelligence reportedly confessed to have carried out several kidnappings and killings of his hapless victims, including three foreign nationals and a Nigerian during interrogation.
The most recent was the kidnapping and killing of one Ajumiene Offor who was lured from Aba to his house, for a business transaction but got kidnapped and killed on 9/6/2020.
“In the course of investigation, the suspect led operatives to his house at Umuebulu, where he pointed to a septic tank that contained the bodies of his victims,” a statement signed by the state Police Public Relations Officer, Nnamdi Omoni, said.
“On exhumation, we recovered three human skulls and the decomposing body of his recent victim. They have been evacuated and taken to the mortuary for autopsy.
“Investigation is ongoing and efforts have been intensified to arrest other members of his deadly gang.
”In the wake of his arrest, two pump action guns and some cartridges were recovered.”
Addressing the media at the scene of exhumation, the Commissioner of Police, CP Joseph G. Mukan, condemned the incident and promised to declare a total war against perpetrators of heinous crimes in the State.
He advised the public to increase their security consciousness and report all suspicious characters and movements to the Police, via the following security Numbers: 08032003514, 08028915462 and 08182157778.