The suspect, Nnamdi Okafor
Operatives of the Imo state police command has apprehended the alleged sponsor of unknown gunmen carrying out criminal attacks in the state.
In recent times unknown gunmen have attacked various security formations in the South Eastern region of Nigeria.
The 42-year-old man identified as Nnamdi Okafor, was arrested for allegedly sponsoring the activities of the unknown gunmen linked to the various killings, burning of Police stations as well as the attack on Owerri correctional centre.
Vanguard reports that Okafor, a director of Pecubel hotel, was nabbed at Aboha-Ohi around lifeline Assembly Owerri/Orlu road in Imo state.
The report states that Okafor has been on security surveillance over the said allegations that linked him to the activities of the hoodlums, killings and burning police stations in the state.
A source who confirmed his arrest told the publication;
“Nnamdi Okafor is from Amanachi community in Orsu local government area of Imo state, he was arrested in April, around lifeline Assembly in Aboha-Ohi along Owerri /Orlu road in Imo.
Okafor ‘Male’ 42 years. He’s the director of one Pecubel Hotel and has a pharmaceutical outlet in Lagos. He was arrested in connection with sponsoring /financing of the so-called unknown gunmen terrorising Imo state”.