Anambra State Govt Arrests 26 Suspects For Touting, Illegal Revenue Collection In Onitsha, Obosi, Nkpor….

Written by on April 28, 2023

Anambra State Government has arrested and paraded over twenty-six persons suspected for touting and illegal revenue collection in Onitsha, Obosi and Nkpor.

The arrest spearheaded by the Managing Director, Operation Clean and Healthy Anambra, OCHA Brigade, Comrade Celestine Anere in conjunction with joint security agencies is in continuation of the state government’s efforts to rid the state of all kinds of criminal elements and building a state that is investor friendly.

Addressing the press during the parade, Comrade Anere revealed that the drive is geared towards achieving a livable and prosperous state, hence the continuous raids on major flash points of the state and to decongest roads.

He also said the agency will not relent in ensuring free flow of water through drainages across the state, especially now that the rains are here.

The OCHA Brigade boss who spoke through the image maker of the agency, Mr Anthony Agbaefune, pointed out that the enforcement team apprehended the suspects where they were collecting tax from traders and motorists in Onitsha, Obosi and Nkpor metropolis and assured that the law will take its full course.

Some of the suspects, Nnamdi Ogidi, Uchenna Johnson and Mathew Nwali pleaded, denied the allegation leveled against them and narrated how they were arrested doing their legitimate businesses and appealed to be released.


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