The Idemili North Local Govt Police command in Obosi has killed 2 out of 6 members of a notorious cultist and armed robbers group that has been terrorizing the residents of the area. Their arrest was confirmed by DSP Ikenga Tochukwu who is the spokesperson of the state Police command in the sate. In a statement which reads;
“On 5th December 2021, at about 0530 hours Anambra Police Command Operatives intercepted a three-man armed robbery gang operating around idemili flyover, Obosi by Onitsha-Owerri Road,” “The hoodlums who were about to rob passengers travelling in a Toyota Sienna van opened fire on sighting the police.
“The operatives responded swiftly gunning down two armed suspects, later identified as Chinedu Okeri ‘M’ from Enugu and Chukwuebuka Orizu from Anambra State while the third suspect, Abuchi Osim ‘M’ from Enugu State was arrested
“In a follow up operation, the arrested suspect led the operatives to their criminal hideout in Atani Ogbaru LGA where Chinedu Ogunna ‘M’ 21yrs, Arinze Chukwu ‘M’ 16yrs and Ebuka Ayazie ‘M’ 18yrs were also arrested.
Items which were recovered during the operation includes; two locally made Pistols, five cartridges and the tricycle that brought the gangsters to the scene of the crime where they intended to rob travelers along Obosi by Onitsha-Owerri Road.
Citizens and residents are hereby advised to always be vigilant especially on this yelutide season and are encouraged to always encouraged to report any suspicious activity in their areas.