The Abia State Commissioner of Police, Leye Oyebade paraded suspected armed robbers, kidnappers, fraudsters, and other crime suspects at the state police headquarters, Umuahia on Thursday, February 23.
Speaking to newsmen, the Commissioner disclosed that a notorious armed robber/kidnapper identified as one Tochukwu Ugwunsi aka ‘Cobra No Dey Sleep‘ who has been on the Police Wanted list was arrested following the joint efforts of the Police, Vigilante men and community.
The suspect was arrested in the course robbing people of Ogechi Community while two of the gang members identified as Chidera and Emeka escaped. Man-hunt of the fleeing suspects is intensified.
In another development, a 56-year-old Ebu Onwuka of Amanta village was arrested on Thursday, February 23, in a forest situated at Abiriba, for the murder of one Anya Okum, 56, of same address whom he recently had a misunderstanding over a parcel of land. The suspect had on Wednesday, February 22, used a cutlass in killing the deceased. He was arrested with his travelling bag in a bid to flee the town. The deceased body has been deposited in the Morgue for preservation and autopsy while investigation continues.