operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) Owerrinta, on January 10, 2017 had an encounter with kidnappers,
On January 9th, operatives of the Anti-Kidnapping Section of the State Criminal and Intelligence Department, Umuahia, acting on information received, arrested one CHIMAOBI KALU ‘m’ aged 29 years of Ovim in Isuikwuato Local Government Area, but resides at Umubia Olokolo Umuahia South, who with two others at large robbed one Tobi Ojekayode of New Heaven Estate Olokolo of the sum of Fifty Thousand Naira N50,000.00 at gun point and attempted to rape his wife before he was apprehended.
Items recovered from them include
1. One Techno handset
2. The sum of Five Thousand Naira (N5,000.00)
The Police operatives attached to Central Police Station, Aba, while on patrol along Ekenna Avenue City Global Aba on 04/01/2017, arrested one OGBONNA IFEGWU ‘m’ 32 years and OBIOMA IWU ‘m’ 22 years, they were in possession of EEDC armored cables worth 1.2 million naira stocked in four sack bags.
The suspects took to their heels on sighting the Police, but were chased and apprehended.
On 04/01/2017, the operatives of Central Police Station Aba, arrested the following suspects; OKENWA OGBONNA ‘m’ 25 years, OBIOMA GOODLUCK ‘m’ 27 years, VICTOR ABARUE and VALENTINE OKO ‘m’ 26 years, who burgled the house of one Henry Nkobi ‘m’ of Ehere Road Ogbor Hill, Aba, when he travelled to his village for the Christmas and New Year celebrations.
Items recovered from them include; One Advent Laptop, Two desktop monitor, Three HP CPU, Three computer keyboards, Two computer mouse, One V.G.A cables, One techno phone, One blackberry phone, One ITEL phone, One SAM 4S printer, One MTN modem, Two Laptop chargers, One standing fan, One Elemax generating set, One VEEDA printer and One TP link.
i. Items recovered from the suspect include; One Million Six Hundred and Thirty Five Thousand, Six Hundred and Seventy Five Naira only (N1,635,675.00).
ii. One plasmas television.
The operatives of the Ohuru Isimiri Division in Aba, acting on intelligence gathered, on 6/1/2017 at Givers Hotel Osusu Obingwa, arrested one UCHE UZOMA ‘m’ and PHILIP NWACHUKWU ‘m’, who fraudulently obtained the sum of Nine Hundred Naira (N900,000.00) from Commander Benedict Nwaokorie of Akaso Naval Barrack in Port-Harcourt, with the pretence to supply him with Seven-Up products.
Acting on intelligence gathered, the Anti-Kidnapping Section of the State Intelligence Department Umuahia, on 10/01/2017 arrested the following suspects; IFEGWU KALU ‘m’ aged 34 years aka ‘ESKIMO’, NKEIRU JOHN IWUOHA ‘m’ 40 years aka ‘DAMAGE’, CHUKWU OGBONNAYA ‘m’ 26 years and ONYEBUCHI KALU ‘m’ 24 years, all of Elughu Nkporo in Ohafia Local Government Area, they have been terrorizing the area and its environs.
The suspects have confessed to the crime and effort is been intensified to apprehend other fleeing members of the gang.
The operatives of the Central Police Station Aba, acting on intelligence gathered, on 10/01/2017 arrested one NNENNA SUNDAY ‘f’ aged 28 years of Ukaegbu Road Ogbor Hill Aba, who specializes in using chemicals to erase the batch production numbers and expiring dates of snacks.
Items recovered from her include;
i. Cartons of expired Snacks, such as FUN COOKIES, CHI SPER BITES BEEF, SAUSAGE ROLL, FIBI BEEF SAUSAGE AND GALA.
iii. Re-Packed Cartons of the snacks ready for sale.
The suspect confessed to the crime and effort is on top gear to apprehend other fleeing members of the syndicate.
The suspect was unable to give a satisfactory account how he comes about the firearm.
The operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) stationed at Owerrinta, on 11/01/2017, acting on a tip off arrested NWAFOR HENRY ‘m’ aged 26 years, CHINEDU CHRISTOPHER ‘m’ aged 27 years and ONYEMAECHI EMMANUEL ‘m’ aged 34 years.
The suspects are members of a four man robbery gang terrorizing residents of Umuojima village in Osisioma Aba.
Items recovered from them include
i. Two locally made pistols.
ii. Four live cartridges.
Effort is being intensified towards arresting the fleeing hoodlums.
The police operatives of Ohuru Isimiri Division Aba, on 11/01/2017 arrested one EMEKA IKONNE ‘m’ aged 29 years, who among others now at large robbed one Ngozi Eze John ‘f’ of No. 22 Obohia Road Aba, of her ITEL phone at gun point.
The ITEL phone was recovered from him and the suspect confessed to the crime and he is helping police in its investigation.