Six armed theft suspects arrested at varied areas in Cross River

Six armed theft suspects have been arrested in varied areas within the eighteen native authorities areas of Cross River State.

The suspects are Paul Sunday ‘m’ 36 yrs, Joseph Edet George ‘m’ 18 yrs, Cletus Ashimere ‘m’ 23 yrs, Odo Emmanuel ‘m’, Francis Ekam ‘m’ and Sunday Egwu ‘m’

On 29th September at about 0530 hrs, Odo Sunday of Akansoko Village in Akpabuyo native authorities space of the state put a misery name to Policemen connected to Anti-cultism and Kidnapping Squad that he had cited some armed robbers who attacked him on 19th September at about 0600 hrs and made away along with his N400, 000.

The operatives swung into motion, combed the mentioned forest and arrested two suspects, Paul Sunday and Joseph Edet George however the gang chief who saved their arms, one Isaac is presently at massive.

One Cletus Ashimere was additionally arrested on 28th September at about 0230 hrs by Etung Division of the Nigeria Police. Cletus a local of Obanliku native authorities space was dispossessing travellers of their properties at gun level.

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Varied objects had been recovered from him together with one domestically made lengthy single barrel gun, one domestically made brief gun, three reside cartridges, Rav four Jeep with registration No KKE 231 AA and Toyota Camry automotive, Reg No AW 68 KTN.

Different objects recovered from the suspect (Ashimere) had been Hiace Bus with Reg no UYY 31 XA, Hiace Bus with Reg no LSD 267 XC, Toyota Camry with Reg no CAL 214 AA, 5 baggage of dry Cocoa, one Daylong Bike, N10, 500, 5 assorted handsets, two computer systems’ modems, one jack knife, two rings, two hand beads and handkerchief, eleven wrist watches, two hand baggage, native black charms and one pack of toothpaste.

Confirming the arrest of the suspects on Friday, the state Commissioner of Police, CP Abdulkadir Jimoh mentioned that on 23rd September at about 0012 hrs a misery name was obtained that one Hon Michael Ugeh ‘m’ of Ndok Neighborhood Ogoja was robbed of his Toyota Camry with Reg no CAL 214 AA at gunpoint by armed males.

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“The Unit Commander, 75PMF Ogoja was instantly contacted to be at alert in addition to the Divisional Police Officer Bekwara. Unluckily for the suspects, they had been intercepted at Mfom by the Police Cellular males of 75 PMF Ogoja who arrested and recovered the mentioned automobile and one domestically made pistol”

The CP Jimoh additional mentioned, “On 22nd September at about 2239hrs, operatives of Operation Puff Adder whereas on routine patrol obtained a misery name {that a} gang of three armed males robbed a provision retailer at gunpoint alongside Marian Highway, Calabar.

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