Police arrest wanted robbery kingpin in Enugu State

Mr Emmanuel Ojukwu, Enugu State Police Commissioner,


The Enugu State Police Command says it has arrested an armed robbery kingpin, Chukwudi Chigbata, wanted in the past three months.

The command’s spokesman, Ebere Amaraizu, made the disclosure in an interview on Sunday in Enugu.

Amaraizu said that Chigbata was placed in the wanted list over several nefarious activities within Uzo-uwani Council Area and its environs.

He said that Chigbata was arrested at the weekend following a tip-off.

“A notorious armed robbery kingpin and suspected cultist who has been a thorn in the flesh of inhabitants of Adani in Uzo-uwani Council Area has been nabbed at Ogurugu Road axis of the council.

“The suspect, identified as Chukwudi Chigbata, who also claimed that he is a commercial bus driver, was nabbed by the eagle-eyed police operatives of the command in a drinking joint through intelligence information.

“The suspect had been on the wanted list of the operatives over his robbery and other nefarious activities within Uzo-uwani council area and its environs” he said.

Amaraizu said that the suspect was currently helping the police in their investigation.


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