Two Heavily Armed Criminals Arrested In Anambra

By Adadareporters

Two heavily armed members of a criminal gang have been arrested by the Anambra State Police Command when the escaping hoodlums’ SUV ran into a ditch.

Adadareporters gathered that the operatives, while on patrol with local vigilantes in Awka-Etiti, Idemili South LGA, accosted the heavily armed gang.

The state police public relations officer, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, said, “The joint security team chased the hoodlums until the vehicle they were in ran into a ditch. After a shootout, two members of the gang were arrested while four AK-47 rifles were recovered. Also revovered were one Toyota Highlander SUV with registration number Lagos GGE 408 GZ.”

In another development, another team of police officers also working with local vigilantes intercepted a Toyota Venza with registration number Lagos EKY 746 JB at Neni in Anaocha LGA. The driver of the car fled on sighting the joint team, the PPRO said, adding that, “After a thorough search, 34 live catridges were recovered from the vehicle.”

Meanwhile, the commissioner of police, CP Aderemi Adeoye, has praised all personnel involved for their discipline and operational effectiveness. He also directed the Rapid Response Squad at Awkuzu to take over investigations of both cases that appear related.

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