The Nigerian Police force confirms that the notorious robbery gang
leader Henry Chibueze, popularly known as Vampire has been
gunned down during a Gun battle with the police.
In statement on Thursday from police spokesman, Jimoh Moshood
said: “the most dreaded, vicious and deadly Kidnap for ransom
kingpin and notorious armed robber, Henry Chibueze (a.k.a Vampire)
who was rescued from Prison Warders in court in Owerri on
27/1/2017 was killed in gun battle with the Police.”
He explained that Chibueze was killed by Police Special Forces led
by the IGP intelligence Response Team IRT at about 1am this
morning in Omu Awa Forest, Ikwere L.G.A of Rivers State.
He said five members of the gang were arrested alive and catches
of arms and ammunition were recovered from them.
He also said five members of gang now in Police custody include
Obinna Ela, Arinze Abecheta, Chukwu Ebuka Ikeazota, Samuel
Ugochukwu and Clifford Aheana.
He said they were responsible for so many kidnap and armed
robbery attacks in Imo, Abia, Rivers, Delta and other States in the
South-South and South-East region where several innocent people
were killed by the gang.
Moshood said they will be paraded and charged to court on
completion of Investigation.