Bandits arrested after robbing Anambra businessman of dollars, Euro

By AdvocateNews on 20/07/2020

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The suspects
The suspects

Three robbers , who dispossessed an Anambra State – based businessman of undisclosed amounts of dollar and euro, have been arrested.

The hoodlums were said to have bought two tricycles and a shuttle bus with the stolen money.

It was gathered that the suspects had been terrorising people in the Ekwusigo Local Government Area of the state for some years .

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state , Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the suspects’ arrest, said firearms, ammunition and other incriminating items were recovered from them.

He said their arrest followed “actionable intelligence” by the command’s Special Anti- Robbery Squad.

Mohammed identified the suspects as Onyebuchi Osadebe, 28 , from Akwu Ukwu in  Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State; Chibuike Ebere, 23, from  Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State ; and Umoke Kelechi, 22, of  Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.

The PPRO added, “The syndicate had on July 11, 2020, around 6.15 am at Umuibu village , Akwu Ukwu, allegedly robbed one Emmanuel Obi at gunpoint and dispossessed him of N700,000 , €8,000, $3,000 and some phones .

“Exhibits recovered from the suspects at the point of arrest included one pump action gun, one fabricated gun, four live cartridges, N610,000, €4,600, $600, one shuttle bus newly purchased with the victim’s money, two new tricycles and three phones stolen from the victim.

“Suspects have voluntarily confessed to the crime and investigation is ongoing after which they will be brought to justice.”

Posted 20/07/2020 07:20:33 AM

 

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