Police arrest 5 “one chance” armed robbery suspects, others in Abuja


Photo: The “One Chance” suspects. 

Police arrest 5 “one chance” armed robbery suspects, others in Abuja

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has arrested five “One Chance” armed robbery suspects, who had successfully stolen over N1.2 million from their victims.

The Commissioner of Police (CP) Haruna Garba disclosed this during a news conference in Abuja, while highlighting the recent achievements of the command under him.

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Garba said that a total of 11 crime suspects were apprehended within the period under review, five of whom were “One Chance” armed robbers.”

The CP cited the case of two ladies identified as Bright Ezekiel, and her friend, Rose Augustine, who were robbed by the “One Chance” robbers while boarding a vehicle from Abacha Barracks in Asokoro (Mogadishu Cantonment) to Kubwa.

He said that the victims were taken to an undisclosed location, where the suspects transferred N482,000.00 and N387,500.00 from their accounts, respectively.

He said: “On receipt of the report, police operatives from Asokoro Division swung into action, and with the help of the Nigerian Army’s Intelligence Unit, the suspects,  namely: Ogbonna Nwovu, Ndugo Ikechukwu, Amaechi Emezi, Felicia Udoh and Adekunle Tayo, were arrested.

“Their operational vehicle, a V/ Wagon -taxi with Reg; No; AA 958 RYM, blue in colour, was recovered.

“Suspects confessed to the crime and will soon be arraigned in court.”

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