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Nkiru Nwagbo, Awka
The Anambra State Police have arrested three murder and robbery suspects in the area.
The suspects are Chimezie Aronu 22 years old, Uchenna Obiora aged 18 years and, Chibuike Omankwu 20 years.
A Statement signed by the Command’s spokesman SP Haruna Mohammed noted that the Suspects had on the 11th January 2019 allegedly robbed and killed one Ifeanyi Nwanga in ifite dunu at about 4:30 pm with gun.
According to Haruna “On the 12/1/2019 at about 4am, following intelligence report,Police operatives attached to Federal Special Anti robbery Squad (FSARS) Akwuzu arrested the following syndicate at Ire village, Ogidi in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State”.
He said that the suspects have confessed to the crime and also led the Police to the place where they hide the weapon used in perpetrating the dastardly act.
The PPRO further said that the exhibit recovered from the suspects include one cut to size single barrel gun and one cartridge.
However Haruna added that the Case is under investigation after which the suspects would be charged to Court for prosecution.
In a similar development the State Command has also arrested one motorcycle snatcher on 10th of January 2019.
According to the PPRO, ” At about 8:45 am, following intelligence report, Police operatives attached to the Command Special Anti Cult unit arrested one Chidioke Chinedu aged 22 years of Enugu Ukwu in Njikoka LGA of Anambra State”.
“Suspect was arrested with a stolen motorbike which himself and his gang members previously robbed from their victim”
“Case under investigation and effort is ongoing to apprehend other fleeing accomplices in order to bring them to Justice” he added.