The Inspector- General of Police, Ibrahim Idris and the Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Operations, have been lauded for prompt arrest of Wilfred Ezike a.k.a Mgbaringba for the alleged murder of Akachukwu Umeadi.
Chief Nduka Okafor, spokesman for the members of Anambra Keke Tricycle Operators Union also commended Deputy Commissioner of Police Kolo, in charge of Special Tactical Team (STS) for arresting Ezike alias Mgbiligba considered as the most notorious political thug in the State and the godfather of the four notorious and most wanted criminals in the State,Ikechukwu Udensi known as Ikanda and Afam Obikezie alias Kapiyaukwu, Chukwuebuka Chigbo alias Agama lizard and his brother Chisom Chigbo
He called for immediate prosecution of Mgbiligba and his cohorts to douse any speculation of alleged compromise by the police.
Okafor said early October, 2018, Umeadi was allegedly shot dead by the suspect and his gang members along Ziks Avenue, Fegge, Onitsha while Nnamdi Obumse was shot at the leg over Keke revenue generation.
The Keke operators said since the arrest of Mgbiligba, peace has returned to the State as thuggery, extortion of Keke riders in the name of revenues generation have drastically reduced.
Keke Riders also appealed to Senator Victor Umeh and Anambra DCP Administration to stop the alleged backing of Mgbiligba who is believed to be working for them over parochial interest.
The Keke operators alleged that Mgbiligba and group parade not less than 64 cult boys in the State who they used to terrorise Onitsha and environs with dangerous weapons.
The group also called for immediate arrest of Kapiyaukwu and Agama lizard, alleging that he replaced Ikanda the most wanted terrorist in the Anal of Anambra state history.