Seven infamous robbers believed to be disturbing the peace of Enugu within the final one month have been arrested in several places by the police. The state’s Police Public Relations Officer [PPRO], Ebere Amaraizu, mentioned the suspects had been arrested in Lagos, Anambra, , Ebonyi and Enugu states.
The arrests Amaraizu mentioned was the results of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit’s painstaking intelligence operation. He mentioned that the extremely specialised theft gang had killed one Chinedu Nzegwu, a dealer and a policeman at Obioma Avenue in Uwani, Enugu on Sept. 12.
The suspects are Obunike Ugbene, 27, alias Paparazi, who’s the ringleader of the gang from Amaofiagu in Affa of Udi council space of the state however residing at Obinagu highway Abakpa Nike close to Enugu.
Kenneth Uchenna, 27, alias Madubuagu, who’s a extremely expert driver from Imezi Owa group in Ezeagu Native Authorities; Nkemdilim Mathew, 23, alias Alone from Nodu-Okpuno Awka of Anambra; and Chukwuma Mbam, 22, alias revolution from Ikwo in Ebonyi.
Stanley Uchenna, 23, alias Posiga from Aguobuowa in Enugu State, who acts as informant for the gang; Chinedu Mbam,25, alias Nwaiboko from Izzi in Ebonyi and Patrick Okoli, 33, alias Chika Tokor from Obunofia-Ndiuno Ezeagu in Enugu State’’.
Amaraizu mentioned that the gang chief, Ugbene, had regretted the killings and prayed God to forgive him as he by no means meant to kill anybody however circumstance led him and the gang to try this. He famous that the gang chief had confessed and revealed to police operatives their quite a few operations, the places the place that they had operated within the state and variety of individuals that they had killed to this point. Via intelligence info, the gang chief was nabbed in Lagos by the operatives of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit the place he had escaped to and his arrest facilitated the arrest of different members of his gang,’’ he mentioned.
Amaraizu famous that the gang chief, Ugbene, whereas regretting his motion, suggested youths to desist from involvement in any felony actions as “there is no such thing as a peace for any felony and it doesn’t matter what, he have to be caught’’. The Commissioner of Police within the state, Mr Mohammed Danmallam, applauded the Anti-Kidnapping Unit and promised that the command would accomplice with sister safety companies to make sure that peace and safety within the state was sustained.
Danmallam maintained that the command would carry on being proactive according to the tenets of group oriented policing. The commissioner mentioned that any crime dedicated have to be adopted and suspect or suspects have to be unmasked.