3 Okada Riders In Police Net Over Armed Robbery

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Ubakala Armed Robbers
Ubakala Armed Robbers

Three motorcycle riders have been arrested by the police in Abia State for robbing victims of their property.

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The suspects; Uche Nwachukwu, Promise Sunday and Ugochukwu Okoro, all from Mgbarakuma community in Umuahia South LGA, were arrested by the Ubakala Police Division after they allegedly robbed two female victims, Jennifer Ekpeme and Tochi Nwagba, of their valuables.


The suspects were alleged to have snatched from their victim, a hand bag containing clothing valued N27,500, shoes valued N7,500, necklace/earring valued at N1,700, cream/perfume valued N2,000, one Samsung Galaxy X4, two Tecno Phone valued N40,000, two Nokia handset valued N9,000; totaling N79,700.


According to a police source, the victims engaged the services of Promise Sunday and Uche Nwachukwu not knowing that they were criminals.


Acting on a tip off, men of the Ubakala Police Division arrested the suspects and recovered three phones, necklace, two machetes, three motorcycles, one Army face cap, one LG TV, one Sunny/LG DVD, two speakers and one standing fan from the gang.


Abia state Police Public Relations Officer, (PPRO), DSP Ezekiel Onyeke who confirmed the incident, said the suspects were trailed by another okada rider and member of the gang, Ugochukwu Okoro, who joined the other two suspects to rob the victims after threatening to cut them to pieces if they refuse to handover their property.



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