A 42-year-old man, identified as Nnamdi Okafor from Amanachi community in the Orsu Local Government Area of Imo state, has been arrested by security operatives for allegedly sponsoring the recent deadly attacks in the state.
There have been series of attacks in Imo State of late. In some of the attacks, policemen, police stations, and other government facilities, including the Owerri Correctional Centre, have been targeted.
Recall that the country home of the state governor, Hope Uzodinma, was also recently attacked by gunmen, who killed two security guards attached to the governor and burnt the building.
Okafor was reportedly arrested at Aboha-Ohi around Lifeline Assembly, Owerri/Orlu Road in Imo state as he has been under watch by security operatives for some time.
The suspect was also identified as a director of one Pecubel Hotel in the state.
Others have been arrested in connection to the deadly attacks in Imo as well, with one of the ring leaders’ name given as Izuchukwu Ohaeri.
He was said to be 31 years and from Isiwenke, Amakohia in the Ihitte Uboma Local Government Area of Imo State.