Enugu Police Nab Three Suspects, Seize Firearms In Crackdown On Armed Robbery

Date: 18-05-2024 3:28 pm (4 weeks ago) | Author: Mister Jay Wonder
- at 18-05-2024 03:28 PM (4 weeks ago)
Online (m)

In a significant breakthrough in the fight against crime, the Enugu State Police Command has apprehended three individuals suspected of involvement in armed robbery incidents across the Enugu metropolis and the Oji-River axis of the state.

The arrests were made following diligent investigative efforts by police personnel, resulting in the recovery of firearms and other incriminating items from the suspects.

According to a statement issued by the Command's spokesperson, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, the first arrest occurred on May 7, around 1:30 pm, when detectives from the Awkunanaw Police Division apprehended a 31-year-old suspect whose identity was withheld for legal reasons. His accomplices managed to evade capture during the operation. The police recovered a locally fabricated Beretta-like pistol from the suspect.

The arrest was prompted by a report from a tricyclist who had been robbed by a gang of armed assailants while transporting them to Garriki in Awkunanaw. The victim positively identified the apprehended suspect as one of the perpetrators of the robbery.

In a separate operation conducted by operatives from the Oji-River Police Division, in collaboration with members of the Neighbourhood Watch Group, two suspects were apprehended on May 3, around 5:20 am. The suspects, residents of Trans-Ekulu in Enugu, were allegedly armed with toy pistols when they robbed a victim of cash, a phone, and other possessions.

During the arrest, the police seized two imitation revolver pistols, a stolen Honda car, a syringe containing a liquid substance suspected to be acid, and various other items from the suspects. The individuals had reportedly used the toy guns to carry out the robbery, leading to a chase that culminated in their apprehension after their vehicle veered off the road into the bush.

DSP Ndukwe confirmed that the suspects would be prosecuted upon the completion of investigations into the cases, underscoring the commitment of the Enugu State Police Command to ensuring justice and maintaining law and order within the state.

Posted: at 18-05-2024 03:28 PM (4 weeks ago) | Addicted Hero
- fineboy77 at 18-05-2024 05:09 PM (4 weeks ago)
Online (m)
Rob them of their lives

Posted: at 18-05-2024 05:09 PM (4 weeks ago) | Addicted Hero
- gogoman at 18-05-2024 06:56 PM (4 weeks ago)
Online (m)
EVIL PEOPLE  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 18-05-2024 06:56 PM (4 weeks ago) | Grande Master


  1. Video Of Missing Ladies, Celine And Afiba Lying Unclad On Andrew’s Bed Surfaces

  2. Pres. Biden Freezes While Standing On Stage At An Event Before Obama Comes To His Rescue, Pulls

  3. MultiChoice Adjusts DStv And GOtv Subscription Prices Following Court Ruling

  4. “Women Are The Reason Why Some Men Aren’t Responsible Fathers” – Daddy Freeze To Kate Henshaw

  5. "We Will Not Pay You ₦250,000" - Federal Govt. Discloses Position On New National Minimum Wage

  6. Nigerian Man’s Video Of Police Officers Eating Sallah Rice In His House Sparks Online Reactions

  7. "Student Hacked Dad’s Account, Stole N25M To Play Bet9ja" — UNILORIN Counsellor Reveals

  8. Enugu Rangers International FC Secure ₦150m Prize for 2023/24 NPFL Title Win

  9. Nigerian Music Star,Rema’s ‘Calm Down’ Makes History With 1 Billion On-Demand Streams In The US

  10. Peter Obi Condemns Kidnappings & Ransom Demands In Foreign Currency;Calls For Security Measures

  11. Warri Pikin Addresses Viral Photo Of Her Trending Backside After A Football Match

  12. VIDEO: Singer Ayra Starr To Chris Brown Sparks Outrage Online

  13. Delta Monarch Confers Chieftaincy Title On 12Yr Old Boy Who Killed White Rabbit While Hunting

  14. Actress, Adesua Etomi Celebrates Husband Banky W On Father’s Day With Heartfelt Tribute (Video)

  15. "Why Governors Rejected ₦62,000 Minimum Wage" - Budget Minister, Atiku Bagudu

  16. "Drug Barons Are Recruiting Customs Officers And Staff Of Bonded Terminals" – Customs Chief

  17. Former Daily Times City Editor, Sampson Iheanyi Amaku Passes Away At 86

  18. Watch Moment Funny Bone Was Shocked To See Rapper, Olamide At His Show

  19. NDLEA Uncovers ‘Skuchies’ FactoryIin Ogun, Arrests Suspects

  20. ‘Being Beautiful Is About Inner Peace, Purpose Not Just Appearance’ – DJ Cuppy Says

  1. Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo Spotted Wearing Tinubu Cap At High-Profile Event (Video)

  2. Another Veteran Nollywood Actress Stella Ikwuegbu is Dead

  3. STEEZZZZ! Throwback Photo Of Little Davido With His Dad And 'Uncle' Aliko Dangote

  4. TikTok Star Caught Trying To Purchase iPhone 13 Pro Max With Fake Alert, Publicly Disgraced

  5. Man Sparks Speculation After Spotting New Photo Of Wizkid's Babymama With Protruding Stomach

  6. Woman Who Returned To Nigeria Barely A Week Ago Dies Of Cholera Amidst Recent Outbreak In Lagos

  7. "You’re Not From The Royal Family" - Oba Of Benin Tells LP Guber Candidate, Olumide Akpata

  8. Emir Muhammad Sanusi II Defies Police Ban; Leads Traditional Durbar In Kano (Photos)

  9. Charly Boy Criticizes President Tinubu’s Sons For Always Being at The Presidential Villa

  10. Abuja Woman Devastated After Married Man She Snatched Returns To His Wife