The police in Aba, Abia state have arrested a notorious armed robber who leads a robbery gang terrorizing residents of the commercial city.
The robbery kingpin identified as Christian Anorue alias ‘Africa’ was arrested along Ngwa road, Aba by policemen from Ndiegoro Division in Aba South council area who were on routine patrol in the area.
As at the time of filing this report, Anorue is said to have made confessional statements to the police. He is believed to be behind the February 26 raid of a commercial warehouse at 185 Hospital road, Aba where over N2million was stolen by his gang before policemen over ran them and recovered the money.
Public Relations Officer of the Abia state police command, ASP Geoffrey Ogbonna who confirmed the incident in a telephone interview with our correspondent stated that Anorue had been on the wanted list of police in the state after he escaped police arrest during a robbery incident with his gang.
According to him, “Anorue is a notorious armed robber and kidnapper whose gang has been terrorizing Aba residents. He has been on police wanted list after he escaped police arrest on the day he and his group were robbed various warehouses in Aba using tricycle. Most members of his gang had already been arrested and are remanded in prison.”