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Enugu Police nab armed robbery suspect; recover gun and cartridges

A notorious armed Robbery kingpin identified as one Arinze Ugwu of Ehalumona Nsukka and who have been a torn on the flesh of members of the public with his gang members within Orba Udenu local Government Area of Enugu state and its environs, has been nabbed by the operatives of the Operation Puff Adder of Enugu State Command.

The kingpin was arrested on Saturday 18th May 2019 through intelligence information gathered following an incident in which suspect and his gang members at on gun point snatched one KC Sanya motorcycle from its owner on 16/5/19 and took off to an unknown destination.

It was however gathered that following intelligence information, manhunt for suspects were intensified at their hideout in which Arinze Ugwu was arrested while others escaped into the bush.

Recovered from suspect includes a small hand containing a locally made pistol with 17 live cartridges and a face cap just as the operatives are in close monitoring of the fleeing suspects.

Meanwhile the Enugu State Commissioner of Police Sulaiman Balarabe has applauded the efforts of the Operation Puff Adder in the state and has directed for a full scale investigations into the incident just as he has further assured members of the public and relevant stake holders as well sister security Agencies in the state of his command’s continual effort through operation puff order to continue to keep the state safe and secured.


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