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Police Parade 16 Robbery Suspects, Rapists In Anambra

Posted: Nov 5, 2015 at 5:11 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

By Chukwujekwu Ilozue, Awka

Anambra State Police Command has paraded 16 persons allegedly involved in various criminal activities.

The suspects were paraded at the headquarters of the Special Anti- Robbery Squad, Awkuzu, in Oyi

council of the state by the Police Public Relations Officer of the Command, Mr. Ali Okechukwu, a Deputy Superintendent of Police.

He commended the people of the areas where they were arrested for availing the police of useful information to achieve the feat, while thanking the state Governor for his assistance to the police in the state.

He assured of the readiness of the police in the state to make this year’s yuletide period peaceful and crime-free.

Okechukwu said among the suspected armed robbers paraded was one Chinenye Egeonu, male of No 3 Ugoji street, Aba, who allegedly snatched a trailer load of cement

belonging to a popular businessman in the country.

He said, “On 3/10/2015 on a tip off, SARS went to Aba and recovered the trailer truck with Reg.No. SML314 XA, and arrested one Chineye Egeonu ‘m’ of No3 Ugoji street, Aba. The suspect is undergoing interrogation”.

The PPRO also said that Maxwell Obemana, Chukwunonso Nwosu, Ugochukwu Simon, all male, attached to Udide Vigilante Service in Awka were arrested for armed robbery and rape of one Amaka, an undergraduate of a higher institution in the state.

Okechukwu said among those paraded was a gang of bandits who at gunpoint , collected Mack

trailer with registration number SMK 575 from a businessman loaded with 187 Daylong motorcycles (uncoupled).

According to him, on a tip- off, SARS arrested one Ebuka of Arochukwu, Ifeanyi Udeozor of Awgwu in Enugu State and recovered the truck with 87 Daylong motorcycles.

The police spokesperson said that one Ebube Okeke from Ihiala in Anambra State, Chijioke

Okwueso (Okija), Onyedika Kennedy (Enugu) and Ujunwa Ikwuka (Ihiala) were arrested for robbing one Amah Chinyere Theodore of Umunamehi , Ihiala of her Toyota Rav-4

jeep with Reg. No KJA852 BC at gun point. Okechukwu said that in the case of one Emmanuel Eze and Irochukwu Ohamara , they were arrested for allegedly robbing N300,000 from a retired army colonel in a new generation bank in Ogidi, Idemili Local Government Area of the state.

The undergraduate of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (name withheld) who was also paraded on the occasion was said to belong to Ma5 cultist group and was arrested while forcing a fellow student into the confraternity.