The Enugu State Police Command has arrested 15 suspected criminals for their alleged involvement in many crimes in the point out and throughout the state.
Newswatch.ng also collected that the Command within 3 weeks recovered 4 regionally-produced guns, 4 live cartridges, 13 handsets, a few cars, a single tricycle and an English Sword from suspected criminals.
Presenting the suspects in Enugu on Tuesday to newsmen, the state’s Commissioner of Police, Mr Ahmad Abdurrahman, said arrest of the suspects followed intelligence information and facts and collaboration with other protection agencies, NAN stories.
Abdurrahman famous that the command manufactured the arrest inside of a few weeks in many locations inside and outside the house the point out.
He claimed that within just the period of time less than evaluation, the command through painstaking intelligence was capable to bust a 7-person armed robbery gang network in the state.
“This group, whose customers had been arrested in Lagos, Port Harcourt, FCT, Aba and Enugu, has been terrorising and snatching automobiles all together in the state and transfer them to other sections of the state for profits.
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“The Command by way of its intelligence operatives and the Independence Layout Law enforcement Division travelled to most sections of the country to spherical-up this properly networked prison team.
“The things recovered from the suspects included a Toyota Corolla a Toyota Spider Camry Car or truck, a person Honda Odessey, one locally-built pistol and a person English Sword,’’ he explained.
The commissioner claimed that three suspects ended up also arrested for conspiracy and armed robbery as very well as disturbing the peace of Umuebi group in Udi Community Federal government Place.
Abdurrahman explained that law enforcement operatives also arrested one Pastor Chukwuemeka Ezeh, for alleged murder of his woman-good friend and church-member inside the Railway axis of Enugu metropolis.
He mentioned that Ezeh allegedly murdered the woman and carted away all her belongings and a hard cash of N2 million.
“The command also arrested a 75-year-aged gentleman, a single Boniface Onoja, for allegedly defiling an 11-12 months-previous woman in just the premises of Neighborhood Secondary School, Ogbunite in Igboeze North Neighborhood Government Location,’’ he stated.
The commissioner, even so, solicited for the cooperation of residents by promptly reporting suspicious individuals and objects within just their neighbourhoods to the closest law enforcement station.