Anambra Police Nab Robbers… Gang Leader Sustains Gunshot on Buttock

On the 14/12/2018 at about 4pm, there was intelligence report at Ogidi Division that some suspected armed robbers/cultists were cited at Paradise hotel Ogidi brandishing dangerous weapons.

Following the report, Police detectives attached to Ogidi division rushed to the scene and cordoned off the Area.

The gang on sighting the Police locked the entrance of the hotel and engaged the Police in fierce gun duel which lasted for more than thirty minutes,the Police responded but with high restraint in order to avert innocent civilian casualties.

As a result, one of the suspect Ugochukwu Okafor ‘m’ sustained gunshot injuries on his buttocks while trying to disarm a Police officer.

Consequently, four male suspects including the injured one and two female suspects were arrested while others fled.

Exhibits recovered from the Suspects include,

-One locally made pistol,

– Three (3)live cartridges.

– Two (2 )empty shells,

– One axe,

-Some quantities of dry leaves suspected to be indian hemp and tramadol drugs.

Meanwhile, the Injured suspect was taken to the hospital for treatment and case is under investigation after which suspects would be charged to Court for prosecution.

SP Haruna Mohammed PPRO Anambra State Police Command,

For-Commissioner of Police Anambra State Command

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