From Emma Elekwa, Onitsha
Anambra State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of three suspects for alleged abduction of Emeka Chiaghana, an engineer, at Agulu in Aniocha Local Government.
The victim, a worker with the Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK), Awka, was abducted in his home at Nibo on October 25.
Police spokesman Haruna Mohammed in a statement on Sunday said that the suspects were arrested during a gun battle between them and the police.
He said: “On October 25, at about 8:30pm, Emeka Chiaghana, male, an engineer, was abducted from Nibo in Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State by gunmen and taken to an unknown destination with his laptop and other valuables.
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“Operatives trailed the suspects.
“On December 19, at about 9:45pm, while acting on a tip-off, the command’s Special Anti-robbery squad, in conjunction with Puff-Adder operatives, stormed their hideouts in Agulu…