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7 Armed Robbers Operating As Commercial Bus Drivers Arrested In Anambra State

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7 suspected armed robbers operating as commercial drivers have been arrested in Anambra State.

Among those arrested were Chigozie Ojemere and Izuchukwu Okafor.

The suspects were apprehended on Monday along Onitsha-Owerri Road in their operational L300 bus marked AWK482ZD.

According to the spokesman for Anambra State Police Command, Mohammed Haruna, a Superintendent of Police (SP), the suspects were caught during stop-and-search duty by operatives of the highway patrol team.

He said:

“After a thorough search on the vehicle, the following exhibits were recovered: One locally made cut to size double barrel gun, seven live cartridges and seven handsets of different brands.

“On the same day, a suspected phone/bag snatcher was arrested around 10:00 p.m. by patrol team attached to Awada, Onitsha. The suspect, Obinna Nwonu, 23, of New Site, Oba Village, attacked one Blessing Nwafor, a female and dispossessed her of phone and other valuables.

“Both cases are under investigation and would be charged to court upon completion.”

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  1. iron bar

    June 19, 2018 at 10:09 PM

    These will soon become more of those kind of hoodlums who will be used and be dumped by politicians during the forth coming general elections.unemployment remains a driver to such undesirable menance but not an excuse to molest/kill innocent citizens.

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