Police Arrest Five Suspected Armed Robbers, Kidnappers In Delta
Operatives of Delta State Police Command have arrested five suspected armed robbers and kidnappers terrorizing various parts of the State.
Among those arrested are two members of a syndicate that trail their victims from the bank and rob them of the money withdrawn from the bank.
The suspects are 42-year-old Izuchukwu Aniebue and 32-year-old Kingsley Nduka. They were arrested on the premises of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) along Mariam Babangida Road, Asaba, after trailing a victim from the bank to his house.
“The suspects trailed the unsuspecting victim from one of the new generation banks at Nnebisi road, Asaba, where he went to withdraw some money, they followed him to his house but before they could break into the vehicle, the Police operatives rounded them up and arrested the suspects.
“During interrogation, the suspects stated that they belong to a syndicate that specializes in trailing customers after making withdrawals from banks around Asaba to their destinations and thereafter break into their vehicles, cart away their money and other valuables and that they have been doing this for the past one year. The investigation is ongoing,” the State Police Spokesperson, DSP Bright Edafe, said.
In another development, three suspects identified as Samuel Nimven, Ponfa Dandi, and John Tanko of Plateau State but reside in Aniocha-North LGA, Delta State, were arrested on Thursday following their nefarious activities in Issele-uku and other areas in Aniocha-North LGA.
One locally fabricated AK-47 rifle with three live ammunition was recovered from them.
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