– Imo state police has arrested six suspected armed robbers
– Several guns and a bag that contained India hemp were recovered from the suspects
Six suspected members of a deadly armed robbery gang terrorising Imo state have been arrested by operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (F-SARS).
The suspects were arrested with two locally-made pistols, two locally-made revolver pistols with three live unexpended cartridges, one ammunition and a bag of weed suspected to be India hemp, The Punch reports.
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The suspects were arrested in the early hours of Sunday, September 2, according to a statement by the state commissioner of Police, Dasuki Galadanchi.
Galadanchi gave the names of the suspects as Onyebuchi Uruaku, 62; Micheal Chigozie, 20; Ifeanyi Uchenna, 21; Ugochukwu Ejiniogu, 28; and Chinonso Obiakor, 32.
The police boss said: “We have redoubled efforts in fighting criminality in Imo State. This is ember and we have closed all the gaps.”
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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com earlier reported that the police command in Akwa Ibom state said its officers had killed four of the five suspected armed robbers who robbed a fuel station in Ikot Ekpene in Akwa Ibom on August 21.
The commissioner of police in the state, Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi, made the disclosure at a news conference in Uyo on Friday.
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