Police nab 6 armed robbery suspects in Enugu

 

Enugu State Police Command has arrested a total of six armed robbery suspects believed to be members of a gang that has been terrorising the Enugu capital city.

Among those arrested are Eneh Ekene, 35, Ani Chinedu (aka Doctor), 32, Chidiebere Ogwudire, 21 and Jideofor Onyedika (aka Tupac), aged 32yrs.

Others are Okeugwu Chidera, 22, and Sunday Okereke (aka Obere), 24.

They were arrested at Ugbo- Odogwu, Trans Ekulu by the Special anti robbery squad following a tip off.

Eneh Ekene was arrested at about 11:pm on March 24, 2020 with one Keke with Reg No ENU 372 WB which he bought from the gang.

The Keke which he bought at N150,000 was also recovered.

The suspect led the police to Chinedu Ani and Chidiebere Ogwudire who allegedly sold the tricycle to him.

The next day March 25th, the suspect led police to where Jideofor Onyedika was arrested with 1 AK-47 rifle and 3 live ammunitions.

Preliminary investigations according to a statement by the Enugu Police PPRO ASP Daniel Ndukwe shows that the suspects have been involved in several armed robbery attacks in the state.

The statement also said further investigation is on going to identity, arrest and prosecute other fleeing members of the gang.

 

 

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