Two Armed Robbers Arrested In Anambra State

Two Armed Robbers Arrested In Anambra State Two Armed Robbers Arrested In Anambra State.The Police in Anambra State have arrested two members of an armed robbery syndicate, who were said to be specialists in one-chance robbery operations.

The two suspects, Chukwuemeka Ikechukwu, a male, aged 22 years, lives at Chibest Street, Tarzan, Onitsha and Tochukwu Okeke another male, aged 30 years is said to be an indigene of Nkwelle Ukeh in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State were arrested in Onitsha.

 

Sp Haruna  Mohammed, the State Police Command’s Spokesperson,  who Made it to the journalists, said two guns, a tricycle, 12 handsets and a huge amount of cash and others were found recovered from the suspects

 

He said, “On the 6/09/2020 at about 4:30am, following credible intelligence report, police operatives attached Ogbunike Division smashed a robbery syndicate and arrested two suspects.

 

The said “Suspects were part of the gang allegedly involved in series of armed robbery and handset snatching operating at Ogidi, Nkpor, Tarzan, Umunya, Odumodu, tollgate axis and its environs.

 

Many Other Exhibits where recovered in their possession which includes one automatic pump action with breech no 12776, one English manurhin pistol, one dagger, two handbags, twelve assorted handsets, one purse containing recharge cards of various denomination, one tricycle Keke with REG.number NSH 299 QH, One locked Safe containing unspecified amount of money and a cash sum of N296,000 all reasonably suspected to have been snatched from different Victims.”

 

He added that  the case was still under investigation after which suspects would be charged to court, with a view to bringing them to book.

 

He added that the command calls, on members of the whose handsets and other belongings were either snatched or stolen through similar modus to report at Ogbunike division or the Command Special Anti-Robbery Squad Akwuzu in order to claim them, and also give further evidence to aid Police investigation.

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