The Enugu State Police Command says it has arrested a robbery suspect, Jude Agha, after staying on his trail for two weeks.

The command’s spokesperson, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said this while briefing newsmen in Enugu on Wednesday.

He said that police operatives from Ogui Division in the state capital followed the suspect along Onitsha Street by Udi Road in Ogui axis of Enugu on January 22.

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Amaraizu said that the police recovered one locally-made pistol with two live cartridges from the suspect.

“Agha, who hails from Afikpo in Ebonyi State, carried out his nefarious activities with some members of his gang.

“Their activities include armed robbery, car snatching as well as the robbery of a supermarket at Onuasata in Ogui, Enugu on January 14 with their locally-made pistols,” he said.

The spokesperson said the suspect is helping the command in its investigation while a manhunt on the fleeing members of his gang has intensified.


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