Female Robber and Ritualists Paraded by the Police in Rivers State (Photos)
Policemen in Rivers state have arrested thirty-six suspected criminals including a pregnant female robber and her gang members in Rivers state. A 75 year-old man who is said to be a ritualist was also arrested in the state.
While parading the suspects, Commissioner of Police in the state, CP Ahmed Zaki said, “Today I have invited you with joy in my heart to present to you with humility the modest successes recorded by the Command, to wit:
“Men of the Anti-kidnapping Unit (AKU) on 9/9/2017 at about 1100hrs arrested Samuel Azuogu ‘m’, Emeka Nweke ‘m’ and Charles Nweke ‘m’ at Eberi Omuma Community in Etche Local Government Area.
“The suspects are among the criminal gang that has been terrorizing the Etche Local Government Area and have confessed to the kidnap of one Mr. Fidelis Amangwu of Eberi who was kidnapped by four armed men and killed.
“The hoodlums were arrested during a gun battle for which the Police over powered and arrested them. They are helping the Police in Investigation and will be charged to Court as soon as Investigation is concluded. Items recovered from them include: one Locally made gun, one Pump Action and a Sienna Bus riddled with bullets.
“Operatives of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit (AKU) in a covert operation led by the Commander, SP Edward Shadare on 14/9/2017 arrested one precious Nwala ‘m’ from Chokocho Etche whose gang invited one Olusegun Akin from Lagos to Port Harcourt to cover a wedding Event but unknown to him, he was kidnapped and taken to a bush in Etche .
“The kidnappers were traced and tracked to a creek in Etche where the victim was rescued unhurt and the suspect arrested. He has made useful confessions and will be due in Court soonest.
“Operatives of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit (AKU) on 3/9/2017 at about 0710hrs arrested the duo of Miracle Chibuzor ‘f’ 16yrs and Gabriel Okere Okeke ‘m’ 75yrs. They are said to be members of a syndicate that specializes in kidnapping children and using them for ritual. They have confessed to the crime and are helping the Police to burst their gang and will be due in Court as soon as Investigation is over.
“On 16/9/2017 at about 0600hrs, SARS Operatives on patrol arrested a five man gang of Armed Robbers and recovered the following exhibits. (1) Three locally made Pistols, (2) Fifteen rounds of .9mm Live Ammunition. (3) One Toyota 4 Runner Jeep without No. (4) One Honda Accord Car without No. (5) One Toyota Corrola Car without No.