Police arrest armed robbery gang in Enugu


The Enugu State Police Command has nabbed a three-man armed robbery gang terrorising residents of Enugu metropolis.

The command’s spokesman, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, on Monday said that the command’s Anti-Kidnap Unit operatives nabbed the armed robbers following intelligence information.

He said that the armed robbers were trailed and arrested on Jan. 12 in their hideout in Ogidi in Anambra State.

He said, “The command has nabbed a notorious armed robbery kingpin identified as one Chinedu Okeke alongside his gang members identified as Onyedikachi Isiuwa and Tochukwu Nwodo.

“It was gathered that suspects allegedly snatched an Acura MDX Jeep with registration number EKY 642 DJ at gun-point on Dec. 6, 2016 at Upper Chime Avenue in Enugu and as well stole other valuables.

“Following intelligence information, suspects were trailed to their hideout at Ogidi in Anambra State where the suspects were nabbed after a gun duel.

“The gun duel left the suspects fatally injured.”

Amaraizu said that the police operatives also recovered some of the stolen items.

“The suspects are currently helping the operatives in their investigations in relation to their nefarious activities,’’ he said.


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