The Police in Anambra has paraded 29 criminal suspects for various criminal activities including armed robbery, and murder of policemen during robbery attack.
This was disclosed by the Commissioner of Police in the state, Garba Umar, during the parade of the suspects at the Police Headquarters in Anambra.
The suspects include three out of a six-man gang of armed robbers responsible for the attacks and killing of policemen at Nipping Points and robberies at fuel stations and various places. The suspects were also reported to have carried out armed robbery attack at Bukachi Filling Station, Eziowelle, on August 31, 2017.
Others paraded include a suspected two-man gang armed robbers who were arrested at Uru Ogidi in Idemili North local government area. Locally made cut to size double barrel gun, one live cartridge, clothes, shoes, and household equipment among others
Locally made cut to size double barrel gun, one live cartridge, clothes, shoes, and household equipment among others was recovered from their possession.
The third category of suspects paraded is the kidnap suspects who invaded the house of their victim in Aguleri and took him to a shrine where he was subjected to torture but was luckily rescued by the police.
The last group paraded include 22 young suspects within the age bracket of 16 and 25 who were nabbed for alleged cult activities.
During the parade, Umar gave assurance of the command’s commitment to deliver on the mandate of protecting lives and property of the people of Anambra State through the continued fight against crime and criminality of all kinds.