“The Campaign against Mob Action/Jungle Justice is reiterated by CP Echeng”
On June 24, 2022, at around 4 p.m., Anambra State Operatives working with Security agents captured one Sunday Nwadiagba “Male” a 30 years old from Eyiba, Ebonyi State, for allegedly raping a 75 years old woman who lived in Nkwelle Awkuzu. He was saved from mob action.
This information was provided by DSP Ikenga Tochukwu PPRO Anambra State Police Command to hybridnewsng in a press release.
The elderly woman’s screams attracted the attention of bystanders and neighbours before the suspect was caught in the act at the farm on the victim, according to the statement.
“An outraged mob had already knocked him out before his arrest. The victim and the suspect have both been brought to the hospital for medical attention in the interim”
Ikenga stated further that the Campaign against mob action by some members of the public who use “jungle justice” whenever they arrest suspects in connection with any crime has been reaffirmed by Anambra State Police Commissioner, CP Echeng Echeng.
Whenever they are captured, they should make every effort to transport the suspect to the closest police station.
*This would provide the Police the chance to look into the suspects’ criminal acts appropriately and bring them to justice in accordance with the law” he added.