Security operatives raid Yahoo boys’ buildings in Anambra, arrest 30


The operatives of the Nnewi Vigilance Service have arrested no fewer than 30 suspected Yahoo boys and kidnappers during a raid in the area.

The raid took place in two buildings at Obiofia, Nnewichi-Nnewi tagged, “Operation sweep” in line with the Vigilante policy of keeping Nnewi free from kidnappers, armed robbery, cyber crime (Yahoo Yahoo), exploitation of young girls and other forms of crimes.

Our correspondent gathered that the raid also led to arrest of some young girls allegedly being exploited , while charms, mobile phones and dozens of SIM cards were recovered from the suspects.

A commander of the group who preferred anonymity said the suspects had been handed over to the police for further investigation and prosecution.

He said the facilities housing the suspects had been sealed by the Vigilante Group for further investigation .

The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), confirmed the incident.

Stating that investigation had commenced, Ikenga added,
“The Command has received the suspects and interrogation has commenced.”

By Ifeizu Joe

Ifeizu is a seasoned journalist and Managing Editor of TheRazor. He has wide knowledge of Anambra State and has reported the state objectively for over a decade.

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