Two Car Thieves Apprehended In Anambra (photos)
The Anambra state police command have arrested a two-man armed robbery syndicate who specialize in stealing the vehicles of residents in the state.
A statement from the command’s spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, says police detectives attached to Central Police Station Onitsha in collaboration with Federal Highway Patrol team attached to Enugu State Police Command, arrested one Ifeanyi Jude, a 25 years old man, in Enugu State.
According to the police, the suspect conniving with his accomplice, 30 year old Okwudili Okoli, stole a Toyota Corolla Car with registration number HRH -01-NEN belonging to His Royal Highness, the Igwe of Adazi Ani Community, Igwe Robert Nwankwo in his compound at No.1 Niger Drive GRA, Onitsha in Anambra State.
The police say the suspects who are all drivers attached to the Igwe, initially denied having any knowledge of such incident when the vehicle was stolen on Monday June 24th until the principal suspect Ifeanyi Jude was intercepted with the vehicle along Nsukka road Enugu before he confessed and also indicted his accomplice.
Haruna said te matter is still being investigated after which suspects would be charged to Court for prosecution.