Police smash 4-man robbery gang near Onitsha




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Onitsha (Anambra)- The Police in Okpoko community near Onitsha, have smashed a four- armed robbery gang that has been terrorising the area.

Confirming this on Sunday, Mr Emeka Ugwu, the Divisional (DPO) in charge Okpoko, said the gang was led by Abuchi.

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Ugwu said the met waterloo following a tip- by a public-spirited individual.

He said that the police trailed the gang for over week before they arrested them.

He said AK 47 rifle; wraps of cannabis and objects to be charms, among , were found in possession.

of Okpoko have heaved a sigh of relief since the arrest of the four- armed robbery gang, led by one Abuchi.

“This was made possible by information volunteered to us and we acted promptly,’’ he said.

The DPO said that the suspects have been transferred to the custody of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) in Awkuzu. (NAN)