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NIGERIA: Police arrest four-man armed robbery gang

The Police in Okpoko community near Onitsha, confirmed the arrest of four armed robbers who have been constantly terrorised the commune.

The four-man gang was nabbed following a tip-off a patriotic individual.

The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of Okpoko, Emeka Ugwu, identified the gang leader as Abuchi.

He said the police trailed the gang members for over one week before they were eventually apprehended.

Weapons found on the criminals include, one AK 47 rifle, wraps of cannabis and objects suspected to be charms, among others.

Residents of Okpoko have heaved a sigh of relief since the arrest of the four-man armed robbery gang, led by one Abuchi.

"This was made possible by information volunteered to us and we acted promptly." he said.

The DPO said that the suspects have been transferred to the custody of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) in Awkuzu.

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