Justice Amadi aka Italian who hails from Omueke isiokpo in ikwerre local government area of Rivers State has cried out from his hideout saying he is innocent of the crime been accused of perpetrating.
He Italian, during an interview granted to him on Air from hideout with one of the Radio house in port Harcourt says he is innocent ” I am innocent of the crime they have been accusing me of, yes indeed I was once a cultist but I left those things after the state government granted us amnesty in 2015″
You could recall that the Rivers State police command had on Friday, 1st November 2019 declared Justice Amadi Alias Italian and his Gang members wanted For Armed robbery and leader of a Cult group whose gang is responsible for all the killings, kidnappings and other related criminal activities in Ikwerre and its environs.
Among the Criminal activities carried out by Justice Amadi and his gang members according to the police are the murder of two Police men on 1st June 2019 who were ambushed at the Elele/Omerelu Road while responding to a distress call.
The leader of the Police team, DSP. Yusuf Abdullahi of the Anti-Cultism Unit sustained life threatening gunshot wounds, while a Police Sergeant was killed and his rifle taken. The kidnap of Mrs. Chioma Ewor on 1st June 2019 at the Redeemed Church of God lgwuruta, who was abducted and taken along with her Lexus Jeep Rx330. She was rescued the following day at a forest in Ipo Community, Ikwerre L.G.A and the car recovered.
The attack on Police Mobile Personnel on 6th June 2019 along Elele/Omerelu Road. They were ambushed, one died, two others sustained gunshot wounds.
But the accused has come out to say that he is never part of the group rather his enemies in the state wants him dead at all cost.