Monarch, two others arrested for allegedly promoting NDDC transformers


Two varied persons were moreover arrested within the utter for rape.

The police in Akwa lbom Voice beget arrested a veteran ruler and two varied persons for allegedly promoting two 500KVA transformers meant for neighborhood electrification.

The police spokesperson in Akwa Ibom Voice, Odiko MacDon, who disclosed this to newshounds in Uyo on Friday, identified the veteran ruler as Aniefiok Udo, the village head of Nsiak in Ikot Ekpene Native Executive Field of the utter.

The transformers were donated for an electrification project in Nsiak village by the Niger Delta Construction Price (NDDC), mentioned Mr MacDon, a Police Superintendent.

He mentioned the suspects confessed to the crime and led police operatives to the recovery of the transformers. He identified the 2 varied suspects as Eteobong Udo and Uduak George.

“On September 23, 2021, the Anti-cultism Unit arrested the village head of Nsiak Village in Ikot Ekpene Native Field, Aniefiok Mfon, Eteobong Udo and Uduak George.

“Investigation revealed the suspects conspired and sold two 500KVA dropped at the mentioned neighborhood by the Niger Delta Construction Price.”

Mr MacDon mentioned the police beget moreover arrested two suspects within the utter for rape.

Undoubtedly one of many suspects, Solomon Ntah, from Nsit Ubium Native Executive Field, became arrested on August 28 for allegedly defiling a 10-yr-former lady.

The assorted suspect, Monday Ubokudom, moreover from the an identical rental, became arrested on October 4, for allegedly raping a minor. whom he had dragged into the bush, Mr MacDon mentioned.

The police spokesperson thanked the residents of the utter for his or her goodwill and varied security businesses for his or her cooperation in tackling the safety challenges within the utter.

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