The Nigeria Police Force on Wednesday blamed the Army for the incessant kidnapping cases in Isuochi in the Umenneochi Native Executive Advise of Abia Advise and its environs.
There were a series of reviews of kidnapping by alleged Fulani herdsmen in Isuochi, Uturu, Amaeze in Ebonyi boundary communities.
Now no longer too long ago, the management of Abia Advise College, Uturu needed to conclude down the college and asked college students to head home till additional glimpse following incessant cases of abduction of school students by terrorists suspected to be Fulani herdsmen.
Now no longer too long ago, a center-ragged man in the neighborhood develop into as soon as nearly killed when an eight-man gang of kidnappers identified as Fulani herdsmen invaded his farm plantation and macheted him when he may maybe well perhaps no longer present a ransom of N30 million.
The gang develop into as soon as reportedly working from Garrik cattle market in Isuochi, Abia Advise.
The kidnapping reached its climax on Sunday, May furthermore merely 29, 2022, when the Prelate, Methodist Church of Nigeria, His Eminence, Dr. Samuel Uche, his Chaplin and a bishop were kidnapped for ransom alongside Enugu-Okigwe – Port-Harcourt Federal Freeway.
They were later released on Monday evening after a ransom of N100 million develop into as soon as paid to the abductors whom the Prelate described as Fulani herdsmen.
The cleric, on the opposite hand, accused troopers of working with the criminals who kidnapped him.
His abduction, on the opposite hand, sparked a boom on Wednesday as Isuochi youths took to the streets and blocked the Enugu – Port-Harcourt Federal Freeway for hours, stressful an instantaneous discontinue to Fulani kidnapping in the plot.
The offended youths also demanded the speedy relocation of Garrik cattle market in the plot, announcing it develop into as soon as being frail to harbour kidnappers.
Addressing the irate youths, who blocked vehicular trudge on the ever-busy twin carriageway, the Commander Police Immediate Squad, Abia Advise Police Express, CSP Jonhbull, described the topic in the plot as painful.
He, on the opposite hand, the Nigerian Army for the abductions that were going on.
He acknowledged, “My Name is CSP Johnbull, Commander Immediate Squad, Abia Advise Police Express. I develop into as soon as sent right here by the commissioner of police two days ago to come and abet the folk of Isuochi to make away with all these kidnappers – the Fulanis who are kidnapping our other folks.
“Our those that are coming home, they are kidnapping them. We’re no longer happy about it. The day gone by evening, I sent my men to ogle the cattle market. They trot there to employ cash after kidnapping our other folks, they’ll acquire ransom they’ll trot and employ it there. The Army are (sic) no longer serving to us.”