Operatives of the Enugu police command have arrested Two male suspects,one Chekwube Nwobodo ,27, and Ifeanyi Edeh 30, at Obinagu-Etiti Nara-Unateze in Nkanu East Local Government Area of the state on January 3, 2024, at about 2.40 p.m.
Police public relations officer of the Command, DSP Dan Ndukwe disclosed that in a statement he signed and made available to newsmen on Monday in Enugu-.
According to him, the arrest was made by the Enugu State Police Command’s Division, following their swift response to a distress call. “The arrest of the suspects, whose other gang members escaped but are being hunted, led to the recovery of one (1) locally fabricated pistol with two (2) live cartridges, pieces of substance suspected to be crystal meth (otherwise known as Mpkuru-Mmiri), and a quantity of weed suspected to be marijuana.
“The suspects and gang members at large are alleged to have carried out a series of armed robberies, burglaries, and other criminal activities in the mentioned area. But having met their Waterloo, the suspects shall have the court of law to contend with once investigations are concluded.
“This operational success is in alignment with the 2024 New Year assurances of the Commissioner of Police, CP Kanayo Uzuegbu, psc (+), to the good people of Enugu State, that the Command will be more proactive and forward-looking in its policing approach this new year. Hence, the CP reassures that the Police commitment to actualize this remains unwavering,’ Ndukwe said.
Author: Maureen Ikpeama