Imo Police Apprehended Suspected Robber, Recover Arms


The Imo State Police Command has apprehended a suspected armed robbery syndicate identified as; Ogochukwu Favour and seized a locally produced firearm from him.

Sunday Telegraph gathered that the suspect was apprehended by Shell Camp Divisional Headquarters personnel who were conducting normal patrols along Bank Road in Owerri.

According to a statement issued by the command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Henry Okoye, the operation that resulted in the suspect’s arrest was carried out by police officers who observed some hoodlums robbing a young lady.

“The operatives immediately swung into action and arrested the suspect while others took to their heels. On searching the suspect, one locally made pistol was recovered from his possession. Efforts are underway to apprehend the fleeing suspects and the manufacturer of the locally-made gun,” ASP Okoye said.

The police spokesperson went on to say that the suspect was being investigated thoroughly and that legal proceedings would follow.

New Telegraph

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