Henry Chibueze a Notorious kidnapper, otherwise known as Vampire has met his waterloo.

Vampire, who escaped from prison custody on January 27, 2017, when some gunmen believed to be his gang members invaded the Owerri High Court in Imo State and rescued him, was killed in a gun duel with the police.

It was gathered that the 30-year-old suspect was killed around 1:30am today, when operatives from the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT, who were deployed to Imo State, by the IGP, Ibrahim Idris, engaged his group in a gun duel.

He was trailed to his hideout in Omu-Awa forest in Ikwerre, Local Government Area of Rivers State.

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The Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood said five members of the gang were arrested with caches of arms and ammunition.

They are; Obinna Ela, Arinze Abecheta, Chukwu Ikeazota, Samuel Ugochukwu and Clifford Aheana.

The suspects also admitted to have carried out four kidnappings within Imo State and it’s environ after they rescued Vampire from prison custody.