Joint security agencies raids some identified brothels, private residence, uncompleted buildings as well as forests where hoodlums plan their attacks on police station in Orlu, Mbaise areas of Imo State.
According to Vanguard, the security agencies mount surveillance as an operation to fish out culprits, and bring peace and orderliness in the state.
Vanguard gathered on Wednesday , the operation started on Sunday, from Orlu, and plans are on top gear to move to Mbaise area for more surveillance.
An intelligence officer who spoke to Vanguard said the arrangement was concluded after the places where hoodlums have taken as their camps for meetings were uncovered, adding that it was part of the moves to maintain a secured environment for businesses to thrive in the State.
However, when Vanguard called the Imo State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Mike Mbatam, he said shortly that “What we are doing is to nib in the bud the act of terrorism and restore peace in Imo State.
When Vanguard asked him what about the suspects arrested during the operations especially the commercial sex workers arrested in some hotels, he said: “They will be investigated and if they are not found culpable they will be released”.
Ijeoma Njoku reporting, Obinwannem News / August 12, 2021