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Police arrest 2 suspects for robbery, recover fire arms in Enugu



Police Command

The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested two suspects for alleged armed robbery and cultism and recovered arms from them.

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Public Relations Officer

This is contained in a statement issued by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, on Monday in Enugu.

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Mile Division

Ndukwe said police operatives at 9th Mile Division arrested one Chidera Thompson on Aug. 18, at about 4:30p.

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m in Enugu.

Black Axe

“The police recovered one locally-fabricated cut-to-size gun, one dagger, two kitchen knives, one hammer and one black beret bearing the insignia of Black Axe confraternity from him,” the police spokesman said.

Ikirike Division

He added that police operatives at Ikirike Division in synergy with the Neighbourhood Watch Group, on Aug. 16 at about 3p.

m. arrested another suspected armed robbery and cultist, Chidiebere Onuoha.

Awkunanaw in Enugu

Ndukwe explained that the arrest followed a distress call about the nefarious activities of the suspect within Topland area of Awkunanaw in Enugu.

“One locally-made pistol with three live cartridges was recovered from him.

Junior Vikings Confraternity

“He confessed to being a member of Junior Vikings Confraternity, where he is known as ‘Aso Sure Boy’, and a retired Point 1 (leader) of the cult group.

Anti-Cultism Squad

“The suspects will be arraigned in court once ongoing investigations at the Anti-Cultism Squad of the command are concluded,” the command spokesman said.

Commissioner of Police

Ndukwe said the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Abubakar Lawal, urged residents to always provide credible information and intelligence, to rid the state of unrepentant criminal elements.

NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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