An alleged member of the proscribed group, Eastern Security Network (ESN) has been arrested by the Katsina State Police Command.

David Eric Uchenna 19, who also goes by the name Ibrahim Muhammed was arrested by the police at Kofar Sauri Quarters in the Katsina metropolis, following a tip-off from some allies he confided in.

The Spokesman of the Katsina Police Command, SP Gambo Isah, paraded the suspect at the state command on Tuesday

The suspect, said to be a native of Orji River in Enugu State, said that he has denounced his membership of the terrorist group, having served under one of their leaders, identified as
Emenike (aka SAPALE), claiming they have over 400 members in their camp located at Akpogozie forest in Orji Rivers LGA.

“We ran away from ESN after stealing N700,000 from one of the ransom money paid by a kidnapped victim and came to Katsina with some of my friends to meet my mum. But unfortunately, she was not around so we checked into a lodge.


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