Ebonyi Bullion Van Robbery Suspects Arrested, Police Recovers Weapons, Charms, Cars, Others

Published On: August 3, 2020, 7:12 pm
Author: Olusanya Akinrinola
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Nigeria Police detectives have arrested seven armed robbers including two soldiers – one serving, one dismissed, for alleged robbery of a bullion van in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State.
The incident caused the death of four police officers, leaving others injured.
The bullion van was coming from Enugu State when it was attacked on July 29, 2020.

The suspects were nabbed in Asaba, the Delta State capital.
On Monday, the Police Situation Report (SITREP) disclosed that, “IRT Detectives with technical Intelligence Support from TIU arrested one Alfred Robinson, 45, a native of Gelegele Town in Ovia North LGA of Edo State on 1/8/2020 in Asaba, Delta State.”
It added that: “During intensive follow up, six more gang members were arrested by IRT detectives within 24 hours.”
The SITREP listed them as Sgt Ayeni Samuel, a Nigerian soldier serving in Ikeja, Lagos; Cpl Emeka Harrison, a dismissed Soldier who had served in Borno State; Emeka Illo, sponsor of the operation; Abuchi Elijah, aka ‘Chime D Mosquito’, the informant for the robbers; and Ibanifiroi Ekiene, a native of Tombia community.

A number of firearms were recovered from the criminals.
These are 12 improvised explosives that did not detonate: One GPMG, six rifles, 51 AK-47 magazines, 1,620 ammunition, 2 robbed vehicles, breaking implements and charms.

SIR, UPDATED SITREP 2/8/2020: ARREST OF 7 BANK ROBBERS INCLUDING SERVING AND DISMISSED SOLDIERS RESPONSIBLE FOR BULLION VAN ROBBERY IN EBONYI STATE/KILLING OF 4 POLICE PERSONNEL, RECOVERY OF 12 UNDETONATED IMPROVISE EXPLOSIVES, 1 GPMG, 6 RIFLES, 51 AK 47 MAGAZINES, 1,620 AMMUNITION, 2 ROBBED VEHICLEs, BREAKING IMPLEMENTS AND CHARMS.

Sequel to the attack on a Bullion van in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State on 29th July 2020, by Bank Robbers which led to the death of four (4) police officers, leaving others injured. During serious Manhunt by IRT Detectives with technical Intelligence Support from TIU arrested one ALFRED ROBINSON’M’ 45 yrs of age , IJAW by tribe and a native of GELEGELE TOWN IN OVIA NORTH LGA OF EDO STATE on 1/8/2020 in Asaba Delta state and subsequently



-- dopygenius (m) at 3-08-2020 09:45PM
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Nigeria is getting worst every day...and the mumu government is doing noting about it.... failed country..
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