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Two Armed Robbery Suspects Nabbed By Police In Awka

Two Armed Robbery Suspects Nabbed By Police In Awka
Two Armed Robbery Suspects Nabbed By Police In Awka

The Anambra State Police Command has once again, paraded two armed robbery suspects who specialise in snatching tricycles at gunpoint in Awka the Anambra State capital.

The command’s Public Relations Officer, CSP Haruna Mohammed who paraded the two armed robbery suspects, gave their names as
Okafor Stanley ‘m’ aged 19years and Benedict Sunday ‘m’ aged 21years.

CSP Haruna Mohammed in his statement said “in furtherance with our avowed commitment to stem the tide of crime and other nefarious activities in the State, police operatives attached to Central Police Station(CPS) Awka in conjunction with local vigilante group had on 8/2/2021 at about 8:pm arrested two armed robbery suspects at Parkers, Ziks Avenue, Awka following a distress call. Suspects arrested are as follows,
(i).Okafor Stanley ‘m’ aged 19years of Ezeawulu village,Nibo and,
(ii).Benedith Sunday ‘m’ aged 21years of Ifite Village Awkuzu.

The suspects allegedly attacked and snatched at gunpoint a tricycle from a Keke rider at Ziks avenue, Awka.

Exhibits recovered in their possessions includes two locally made pistols and the snatched tricycle.

Meanwhile, suspects have voluntarily confessed to the crime and investigation is ongoing after which they would be brought to justice.

The Command reassure “Ndi Anambra” that it will continue to pursue the criminals from all nooks and crannies in the State until they repent or relocate from the State please,” he said.

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