Reports reaching Society Reporters has it that Operatives of IRT have recovered 13 buildings, 10 cars, two tippers, a trailer including three rifles from a notorious kidnapper, Collins Ezenwa, who is popularly known as E-Money.
We gathered that the suspect, a dismissed policeman that had been terrorizing Imo, Abia, Enugu, and Rivers states, was killed during a gunfight with the Police from Imo State Police Command in Owerri last year, where he had gone to kidnap a businessman.
He was said to have acquired several properties with proceeds from his exploits in kidnapping and robbery in the South-East and South-South states.
Police sources told us that E-Money, who coordinated several kidnapping and robbery gangs in Imo State and environs, met his Waterloo after he kidnapped a South Africa-based Nigerian businessman.
A close source at the IRT reveals that in ensuring that the suspect paid heavily for his crime, IRT trace his property to Enugu, Abia and Imo states.
The source who pleaded anonymity with us said:
“Four of his buildings, including a hotel, was recovered in Enugu State. Seven were traced to Owerri and Okigwe areas of Imo State, while one was traced to Aba, Abia State.
Sources disclosed that seven cars, two SUVs, one Hilux truck, a commercial bus, two tipper-lorries and a trailer truck belonging to the suspect were also recovered at different locations in Abia, Enugu and Imo state.