The Anambra State Police Command, yesterday, arrested three suspected murderers, Mr Chimezie Aronu, aged 22; Mr Uchenna Obiora, aged 18; and Mr Chibuike Omankwu, aged 20, who on January 11, 2019 allegedly robbed and killed one Ifeanyi Nwanga.
The suspects, allegedly killed Nwanga in Ifitedunu, Dunukofia Local Government Area at about 4:30 pm with gun.
According to the command’s public relations officer, PPRO, Haruna Muhammed, the suspects have confessed to the crime and also led the Police to the place where they hided the weapon used in perpetrating the dastardly act.
Muhammed said the suspects were arrested following intelligence report to Police operatives attached to Federal Special Antirobbery Squad (FSARS) Akwuzu on syndicate at Ire village, Ogidi in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State.
“Exhibit recovered from the suspects include one cut to size single barrel gun and one cartridge. Case is under investigation after which suspects would be charged to Court for prosecution,” Muhammed added.
He also revealed arrest of a suspected motorcycle snatcher and recovery of a stolen motorcycle from Chidioke Chinedu, aged 22, and indigene of Enugu-Ukwu in Njikoka LGA of Anambra State.
“Suspect was arrested with a stolen motorbike which himself and his gang members previously robbed from their victim. Case under investigation and effort is ongoing to apprehend other fleeing accomplices in order to bring them to Justice,” the PPRO added.