Police arrest suspected robbers, recover pistol in Enugu

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Police Public Relations Officer, Enugu Command, SP Ebere Amaraizu.

The Police Command in Enugu State has nabbed two suspected armed robbers terrorizing Abakpa community in the outskirts of Enugu metropolis.

The police also recovered one locally-made pistol from the suspects.

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said this in a statement made available to News men on Tuesday in Enugu.

Amaraizu said that the suspects were arrested on Aug. 16 by Anti-Cult Unit of the Command after a raid on a black spot in the community.

He said: “Following an attack on Abakpa Police Division operatives by hoodlums, the Anti-Cultism Unit of Command went on a raid at Umuchigbo axis of Abakpa community.

“The operatives arrested one Chekwube Igwe and one Teddy Otti both of Vikings confraternity, who have been terrorizing Abakpa community and its environs.

“The police operatives also recovered a local pistol from them.’’

The police spokesman said that the suspects had been helping police them in their investigation on their activities.

“They will be charged to court as soon as the investigation is over,’’ he said.

 

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