Christmas: Six arrested for robbing bank customer, undergraduates
The operatives of Imo State Police Command on Friday arrested Ugochukwu Nnaji and Chibueze Mgboji, for allegedly robbing a customer of the Fidelity Bank located in Ikenegbu Street, Owerri in Imo State.
The command’s Public Relations Officer, Andrew Enwerem, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, said the suspects who were operating with a motorcycle, waylaid the customer who had gone to the bank to withdraw money.
Enwerem, said “Immediately the customer came out of the bank with a bag containing the money, two notorious robbers operating on a motorcycle who specialized in trailing unsuspecting customers, waylaid him and snatched the money. Upon the alarm raised by the victim, eagle eyed police operatives immediately chased the suspects, apprehended them and recovered the loot instantly as they tried to escape”.
The Police spokesperson who averred that the suspects were known for the crime, opined that if not for the alarm raised by the victim which drew the attention of the police men around, the suspects would have recorded another successful robbery outing.
In another development, he disclosed that the operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the State Command nabbed four persons for robbery at Green Hostel, Orji, near Owerri, the state capital .
According to him, the suspects had robbed some victims who were majorly undergraduates of their laptop, phones, some cash and other valuables.