Police nab armed robbery suspects who specializes in handbags, phones snatching


Recover firearm, other exhibits

The Anambra State Police command has arrested two suspects namely; Oluebubechukwu Isaac, 20, of Azu Ogbunike and Ekezie ifeanyi, 19, of Osile Ogbunike village all in Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State for alleged armed robbery.

The Police Public Relations Officer of the command, SP Haruna Mohammed who confirmed the arrest in a statement in Awka disclosed that at about 8.10pm on 29 November, 2019, following a distress call, Police operatives attached to Operations Kpochakpu II Ogbunike Division and Otoucha Area Command in conjunction with Vigilante group arrested the suspects.

Mohammed revealed that the suspects allegedly went to a barbing saloon located  at No.3 Olisakwe crescent, Azu Ogbunike and robbed all the customers inside  the Saloon of their belongings including handsets, Jewelries and other valuables at gunpoint.

He noted that exhibits recovered in their possession included, one locally made revolver pistol, two wrist watches, one gold coloured Infinix phone, one white coloured lovona phone, one black power bank, one gold plated necklace and one Malaysian bag.

“Consequently, suspects have confessed to the crime voluntarily and would be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded”, he said.

Photo: Exhibits recovered from the suspects.

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