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Photo Of Teenager, Three Others Who Were Nabbed For Armed Robbery In Edo

Posted by Samuel on Mon 21st Nov, 2022 - tori.ng

He disclosed that the first suspect, Umar Sanusi, was arrested while riding a motorcycle with another suspect, one Boniface Junior, currently on the run.

 

P.M. News reports that four suspected armed robbers have been arrested in Edo.

The robbers, including a teenager, were arrested by operatives of Edo State Police Command.

The suspects, Umar Sanusi (28), Saviour Sunday (23, Edeh Samuel (18) and (4) Ede Monday (23), who are all residents of back of Wonder City, South Ibie, Etsako west local government area of Edo State, we’re arrested Sunday morning.

According to a statement Monday morning by the Command’s spokesperson, SP Chidi Nwabuzor, the arrest was made possible following a well-laid ambush by the Divisional Police Officer, Agbede and his men, in collaboration with the local vigilante operatives.

He disclosed that the first suspect, Umar Sanusi, was arrested while riding a motorcycle with another suspect, one Boniface Junior, currently on the run.

“Investigation reveals that the motorcycle, with Reg/NO GDE-222-VC, was earlier robbed from the owner, one Abdullahi Nufu, on gunpoint at Back of Wonder City, South Ibie, Edo State.

“A search warrant executed on the premises of the suspect led to the recovery of the cut-to-size locally made pistol and ten (10) Android phones and the arrest of the three other suspects aforementioned,” he said.

The statement added that the State Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Dankwara, has ordered for the immediate transfer of the case to State Criminal Investigation Department for a speedy investigation and prosecution of the case.

Dankwara also charged the relevant investigators and the surveillance unit of the Command to ensure that the fleeing suspect, Boniface Junior is arrested and brought to book as soon as possible.



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