The operatives of the Ogui road division of the Nigeria Police Force Enugu state command have nabbed two persons described as notorious armed robbery/car snatching suspects on 15th December after a severe gun duel between the hoodlums and the operatives which left the hoodlums fatally injured.
Thee alleged incident took place at Otuson Crescent, Independence Layout Enugu,when the operatives ran into the gang after they have snatched a Toyota Sienna Jeep with registration number LSD 128 BU, Blue in colour from a victim.
Suspects have given their names as Ofem Obasi Sam and Ikechukwu Paulinus Nwali.
Items recovered from them are the snatched jeep,one pump action rifle with eight live Cartridges and a locally made double barrel pistol.
In similar Development,operatives of the special anti-robbery squad of the Enugu state command of Nigeria Police Force have apprehended two car snatching suspects which includes a female while on intensive patrol around Agbani road Enugu.
They were arrested with a snatched Toyota Rav4 Jeep with registration number NEN 596AA, Ash in colour which the registration number has already been changed to BZR 68 XA without changing the ones on the screens.
The suspects however snatched the Jeep from their victim weeks ago and were unable to change the registration number on the screens before the net was dropped on them haven snatched the Jeep at gun point.
Suspects are helping the police in their investigations.
Confirming the incidents, the Police Public Relations Officer,PPRO, of the command, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu has urged:”members of the public to avail security operatives of timely information which will nip crime in the bud to ensure a crime free yuletide”.