Three robbers arrested after robbing Anambra businessman of dollars, Euro

Three robbers , who dispossessed an Anambra State- based businessman of undisclosed amounts of dollar and euro, have been arrested.

The hoodlums were said to have bought two tricycles and a shuttle bus with the stolen money .

It was gathered that the suspects had been terrorising people in the Ekwusigo Local Government Area of the state for some years.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state , Haruna Mohammed , who confirmed the suspects ’ arrest , said firearms , ammunition and other incriminating items were recovered from them.

He said their arrest followed “ actionable intelligence ” by the command ’ s Special Anti -Robbery Squad.

Mohammed identified the suspects as Onyebuchi Osadebe , 28, from Akwu Ukwu in the Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State; Chibuike Ebere , 23, from the Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State ; and Umoke Kelechi, 22, of the Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.

The PPRO added , “The syndicate had on July 11, 2020 , around 6 . 15am at Umuibu village , Akwu Ukwu, allegedly robbed one Emmanuel Obi at gunpoint and dispossessed him of N 700 , 000 , € 8 , 000 , $ 3 , 000 and some phones .


“ Exhibits recovered from the suspects at the point of arrest included one pump action gun, one fabricated gun, four live cartridges , N 610 , 000 , € 4 , 600 , $ 600 , one shuttle bus newly purchased with the victim ’ s money , two new tricycles and three phones stolen from the victim .

“ Suspects have voluntarily confessed to the crime and investigation is ongoing after which they will be brought to justice . ”

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