3 suspected armed robbers arrested in Anambra

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In continuation of it’s determination to further stem the tide of crime and other nefarious activities in the State, police operatives attached to Isiowulu Division in conjuction with local community vigilante have arrested three suspected armed robbers.

The suspects according to Haruna Mohammed(CSP), the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of Anambra State command were nabbed at Nkpor in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State following a distress call.

The arrested suspects are twenty one year old Chukwuebuka Oguejiofor from Umueshi Abogwu, Ideato North LGA, Imo State, twenty year old Joel Dickson from Itu Ikpe, Ikot Ekpene LGA, Akwa Ibom State and nineteen year old Uchenna Uzoechi resident of 19 Aririonwu Street, Okpoko, Anambra and a native of Aguobu Owa, Ezeagu LGA, of Enugu State.

Mohammed said that the suspects allegedly attacked, robbed and injured a middle aged man at NO.16 Frank Nolly Street Nkpor and proceeded to Limca Road Odume and attacked five other persons.

Exhibits allegedly recovered in their possessions includes two cutlases, five handsets and one yellow tricycle with REG NO.WER 961 WJ used in perpetrating the act.

Meanwhile, the Anambra State Commissioner of Police, John B.Abang(CP) has directed that the case be transferred to the State CID Awka for discreet investigation.

The CP futher reassured the public that the command under his watch will continue to pursue the criminals from all nooks and crannies in the State until they repent or relocate from the State.

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