Abia state Police command has arrested armed robbers who allegedly killed Mr and Mrs Darlington Chinyere Uzoma, along Secretariat road,Ogurube lay out,Umuahia, last Saturday.
Commissioner of Police, Abia state command, CP Etim Ene Okon, while briefing journalists Tuesday in his office at Police Headquarters, Bende road, Umuahia, said the armed robbers that killed the couple are part of the notorious criminals that have been terrorizing the state and on the watch list of the command.
He noted that a six- man gang of armed robbers operating with a Tricycle snatched a Sienna Van with registration number RBC 477 RL along Health Centre Road in World Bank Housing Estate, Umuahia and used the said Sienna Van in shooting to death a couple, Mr and Mrs Darlington Chinyere Uzoma after robbing them of their proceeds from the day’s sale along Secretariat Road,Ogurube lay out, Umuahia.
Abia CP added that following the incidence,operatives from Central Police station Umuahia and SARS team on operation Puff Adder went after the hoodlums and intercepted a tricycle conveying two of the hoodlums named Precious Chukwuebuka Okoro and Ogbonna Ifeanyichukwu Justice, both male.
He stated that the interrogation of the duo resulted in the subsequent arrest of other members of the gang namely: Enyinnaya Asiegbu 25 years,Promise Sunday Obilor,aka” Esere” 26years, and Emezuo Kingsley aka”Pakis” 20 years.