Anambra Police Arrested Two Armed Robbery Suspects



The Police Command in Anambra State have arrested two suspected armed robbers said to be terrorising Awka, the State Capital and environs.

The suspects are Chukwudi Okeke of Umuarama village and Faith Esomchi of Umudioka village both from Awka, the State Capital.

Confirming the arrest, the Police Spokesman, Mr. Haruna Muhammed (SP), said the suspects had on 4/3/2019 at about 8:25pm, shot and snatched a tricycle from one Nwadoanwe Ndukwe of Umuakwali village Awka at Amaku General Hospital gate.

He said the Police arrested the suspects on July 13 following intelligence report.

Mr. Haruna said after the report, Police detectives attached to Central Police Station, Awka swung into action and arrested the two suspects.

He disclosed that exhibits recovered from the suspects included one fabricated double barrel pistol, one toy gun and six live cartridges.

The Police Spokesman said their case is still under investigation after which the suspects would be charged to court.

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