Police arrest killers of husband, wife in Umuahia


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.

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