The Nigeria Police Force have confiscated properties acquired by a late suspected Kidnap lord Collins Ezenwa or kidnapper E-Money. This action was implemented by the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT.
Items confiscated by the law enforcement agency include: 10 cars, 13 houses, three AK-47 rifles, 2 tippers, a truck and other things.
The portrait of Kidnapper E-Money who was shot dead in Jan 2018
Popularly known as E-Money, 31-year old Collins Ezenwa used to be a Police Corporal, an indigene of Imo State, Vanguard reports that he was advised to quit his job in 2017 and travel out of the country to avoid being suspected. He returned weeks later with lots of money. Suddenly, he could afford the latest cars and mansions.
Celebrated for his riches, there were speculations about the source of his sudden wealth. He met his waterloo in January 2018, while he was trying to kidnap a business man based in South Africa, in a gun battle with the Police.
According to reports, the Police had been on his case since 2017, after a kidnapping that occurred along Nsukka-Kogi Road in Enugu State, while he was still a Police Officer. But they didn’t have substantial evidence to arrest him.
All his properties are confiscated
Items confiscated by the law enforcement agency include: 10 cars, 13 houses, three AK-47 rifles, 2 tippers, a truck and other things
The confiscation of his properties by the Police is currently generating controversy. An online publication claimed that the IRT had taken ownership and management of some properties belonging to the suspect, including De-Inglish Hotels and Resort in Enugu and eight blocks of flats, receiving proceeds from the assets. A claim that the IRT has debunked.
Kidnapping is a menace is some parts of the country. Innocent citizens are being abducted, and their families are forced to pay heavy ransoms for their release. The government is committed to fighting the worrisome trend in the country. A number of victims have been successfully rescued by the Police in the past.
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