Operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) at Control Post Owerri have arrested a suspect identified as Kingsley Chukwuemeka from Ezinachi in Okigwe L.G.A of Imo State.
He was arrested in possession of a locally made pistol and three live cartridges.
It was gathered that the suspect is one of the prison inmates who escaped from the Owerri Prisons alongside a notorious kidnapper, Henry Chibueze, also known as ‘Vampire’ which took place at the Owerri High Court premises where he was facing trial for armed robbery/unlawful possession of firearm with charge No. OW/375C/2013.
Vampire escaped from prison custody on January 27,2017, when some gunmen believed to be his gang members stormed the Owerri High Court in Imo State and rescued him, killing two persons.
Vampire was later killed when operatives from the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT, who were deployed to Imo State, by the IGP, Ibrahim Idris, to track him down and other members of his gang, trailed him to his hideout in Omu-Awa forrest in Ikwerre, Local Government Area of Rivers State.