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JUST IN: Anambra police Apprehend two armed robbers on Second Niger Bridge

Anambra State Police Command has nabbed two armed robbers dispossessing unsuspecting citizens of their valuables on the Second Niger Bridge.

Spokesperson of the command, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday, September 4, 2023, said the suspects were arrested by operatives attached to Harbour Division last week.

The Police team which was on surveillance patrol on the Bridge to prevent vandals from stealing expansion joints were alerted to activities of the gang near the Obosi end of the bridge, the statement read.

“The Covert Police Team monitored the gang and swooped in on them arresting two of the gangsters while others fled.

“When searched, two daggers and five sim cards removed from previously stolen phones were recovered from the suspects aged between 20 and 22 years “One of the suspect hailed from Enugu State and the other from Ebonyi State The Commissioner of Police CP Aderemi Adeoye commended the Police Team for its vigilance and courage in confronting the gang.

He has directed that owners of the recovered sim cards be located with a view to assembling evidence for successful prosecution of the arrested suspects.