The Anambra State Police Command on Saturday confirmed the arrest of three suspects allegedly terrorising Awka and it’s environs in Anambra State.
The State Police Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Haruna, made the confirmation.
The suspects; Ikechukwu Ani (27yrs), of Nkwelle, Awka; Ifeanyi Wisdom (26yrs) of Nkwelle Village Awka and Daniel Obaru ( 28 yrs), of Umudioka,Awka were said to have waylaid and robbed one Uyana Ikechukwu cash sum of N45,000 and other valuables at gunpoint on March 31st, 2020
Their arrest by Operation Puff -Adder and Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), followed complaints from the people of Isiagu, in Awka South Local Government Area of the state on their ‘modus operandi’ in the area.
Haruna however said the matter was still under investigation, adding that as soon as it was concluded, the suspects would be charged to court for prosecution
The exhibits recovered from them, included, two motorcycles, one tricycle, machete, one locally made shotgun and the said sum
He said the Commissioner of Police, John B. Abang, had declared Anambra ‘a-no-go area’ for criminal elements under his watch and warned them to either repent or relocate from the state.