Anambra State Police Command has arrested four robbery suspects following busting of burglary gang who rob commercial shops across the State.
The spokesperson, Tochukwu Ikenga said the suspects, from Ebonyi State were arrested by operatives from Ogidi division following a tip off.
He listed items recovered to include two ‘Ladies Motorcycles’, two Big Generators, one wheelbarrow, one Deep Freezer, three Bags of Rice and Two Large Iron Cutters.
He said, “Acting on a tip-off received on 30th August, 2023 the Police stormed the hideout of the gang and cordoned it off to prevent escape of any of the gang members.
“On Interrogation suspects confessed to have broken into a store at Nanka in Orumba North LGA of Anambra State to steal the recovered items.
“The Commissioner of Police, CP Aderemi Adeoye who commended the newly posted DPO in Ogidi, CSP Uche Onyinaya, for hitting the ground running, having earlier arrested and recovered a Baretta Pistol from a cultist, asked the personnel not to relent in their pursuit of criminal elements.
“He has directed that investigation be extended to Nanka to locate owner of the store and Motor Licensing Office for records of owners of the motorcycles with a view to returning the recovered items to the rightful owners on bond while suspects are to be arraigned in court as soon as investigation is concluded.”