The Police in Anambra State have confirmed the arrest of a 33-year-old pastor, Nweke Chijioke, and his accomplice Samuel Emeka for allegedly kidnapping an eleven-year-old boy.
The incident reportedly happened at Awkuzu in the Oyi Local Government Area of the state.
Anambra State Police Public Relations Officer, Haruna Mohammed confirmed their arrest, saying the pastor was arrested with his accomplice while trying to run away with their victim.
Both suspects are said to be from Awkuzu.
According to him, the boy was rescued in good condition and has been handed over to his mother.
“Police operatives attached to the command’s Special Anti Robbery Squad arrested one Pastor Nweke Chijioke and Samuel Emeka all of Awkuzu in Oyi LGA of Anambra State.
“Suspects had at about 4:30pm on Wednesday allegedly abducted one Ikechukwu aged 11 years at Akwuzu Umoubi and bundled him inside their vehicle boot,” he said.