One Chukwuneku Monday, a.k.a Boss, 39, and Agu Emmanuel, a.k.a Fuckoyor, 22, were arrested in their criminal hideout at New Artisan, Enugu, on 23/01/2023, the Enugu State Police Command stated on Friday.
The command also announced that one Nnamani Monday, a.k.a Sewa, aged 21, was also arrested on 31/01/2023 following the confessional statements of the others.
The state police command’s public relations officer, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, in a statement, said their arrest by the combined efforts of police operatives and detectives of the command serving in Awkunanaw Police Division and the Anti-Robbery Section of the State CID Enugu, respectively, led to the recovery of two locally-fabricated pistols, including one Chief Revolver pistol with eight live 9.mm calibre of ammunition.
Ndukwe said the suspects confessed to having perpetrated acts of armed robbery and other heinous crimes in different parts of Enugu metropolis and its environ.
He said they would be arraigned in court once the consolidated investigation into the case is concluded at the State CID Enugu.
Meanwhile, the state commissioner of police, CP Ahmed Ammani, while commending the efforts of the police officers involved in the operation, enjoined citizens of the state to remain law-abiding and continue to assist the command with credible information.