Two suspects nabbed for robbery, vandalising Second Niger Bridge
Operatives of Anambra State Police Command have arrested two suspected robbers, who specialised in dispossessing unsuspecting citizens of their valuables on the Second Niger Bridge in Anambra State.
Spokesperson for the command, Tochukwu Ikenga, said the suspects hail from Enugu and Ebonyi States. Ikenga said security operatives attached to Harbour Division, on surveillance patrol, last week, were alerted to activities of the gang near the Obosi end of the bridge in Anambra.
According to him, the covert police team swooped on the gang, arresting two among them, while others fled.
“When searched, two daggers and five SIM cards, removed from previously stolen phones, were recovered from the suspects aged between 20 and 22 years,” he noted.
Meanwhile, the state’s Commissioner of Police (CP), Aderemi Adeoye, has commended the police team for its vigilance and courage in confronting the gang.
He directed that owners of the recovered SIM cards be located with a view to assembling evidence for successful prosecution of the arrested suspects.
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