Operatives of Rapid Response Squad in Anambra State Police Command on Wednesday arrested a notorious armed robber.
Firearms and ammunition as well as a stolen car snatched at gunpoint were said to be recovered from the suspect.
The Police Public Relations Officer PPRO of the command, Haruna Mohammed (CSP) said at about 7:15am, police operatives attached to the Command Rapid Response Squad(RRS) while acting on information arrested in Awada area one Chidi Anieke ‘m’ aged about 30years of Mbu town in Isiuzo Local Government Area of Enugu State.
He said that the suspect had on Tuesday at about 9:pm allegedly snatched a Toyota Corolla car belonging to the owner at Independence Layout Enugu while the victim was driving into his residence.
Mohammed said that the suspect drove the car to his hideout in Awada where he was subsequently arrested.
Exhibits allegedly recovered in possession of the súspect include the snatched Toyota Corolla Car with Reg No ENU 269 PH, one locally made double barrel shot gun and seven life
It would be recalled that the Command Rapid Response Squad was unveiled on 12/11/2020 by the Anambra State governor Chief Willie Obiano at the State Police Command headquarters Awka with the aim of responding to distress calls on heinous crimes and patrolling flashpoints in Anambra State in order to ensure safety and security in the State.