Onyebuchi Osadebe, 28, from Akwu Ukwu in the Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State; Chibuike Ebere, 23, from the Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State; and Umoke Kelechi, 22, of the Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State are said to have been arrested by the command’s Special Anti-Robbery Squad.
The suspects who have been terrorizing people of the Ekwusigo Local Government Area of the state for some years robbed an Anambra state businessman of undisclosed amount of money and are said to have purchased two tricycles and a shuttle bus with the stolen money.
Haruna Mohammed, Police Public Relations Officer of the state confirmed the arrest said :
”The syndicate had on July 11, 2020, around 6.15am at Umuibu village, Akwu Ukwu, allegedly robbed one Emmanuel Obi at gunpoint and dispossessed him of N700,000, €8,000, $3,000 and some phones.
“Exhibits recovered from the suspects at the point of arrest included one pump action gun, one fabricated gun, four live cartridges, N610,000, €4,600, $600, one shuttle bus newly purchased with the victim’s money, two new tricycles and three phones stolen from the victim.
“Suspects have voluntarily confessed to the crime and investigation is ongoing after which they will be brought to justice.”