The Enugu State Police Command has reported the apprehension of seven individuals, which includes a former councillor, on charges of engaging in criminal activities within the Enugu metropolis.
A statement issued by the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Daniel Ndukwe said the police recovered six firearms, 16 live cartridges, and a snatched motor vehicle from the six suspects.
The PPRO stated that police operatives serving in the Abakpa Police Division, in collaboration with the Neighbourhood Watch Group, on December 6, arrested the former lawmaker, Henry Agbo Ogbonna and six others.
He said the former lawmaker represented Ikiriki Ward 6, Enugu South Local Government Area.
“The suspect and cohorts, who escaped, had attacked their male victim, dispossessed him of his phones and snatched his Toyota Camry car in the process,” he said.
He disclosed that they were on the verge of escaping when police operatives swooped on them, arrested the suspect, and recovered one locally-made double-barreled pistol and the vehicle.