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Nigeria: 4 Armed Robbers Captured in Anambra State

4 Armed Robbers Captured in Anambra StateAnambra State

Anambra State has already started enjoying the dividends of the security vehicles given to all the 177 communities and some organizations in the State with the arrest on Tuesday, of four armed robbers at Agulu, the hometown of Governor Peter Obi.

Luck ran out of the robbers, with ages ranging between 18 and 21 years, when on a tip off, the vigilante people of Agulu community ran after them, after they allegedly killed somebody at the neighbouring Awgbu.

During ensuing gun battle, three out of the four robbers were demobilized, while one ran into the bush and escaped. Luck however ran out of him when the vigilante group, through intensive and well coordinated search arrested him at another village in Agulu, Nwanchi.
The leader of the group, known as Favour (alias King) was said to be from Umunze. Two of the armed robbers, who refused to disclose their names were said to hail from Ebonyi State and Ogabru area of Anambra State. The fourth one, Sunday Gege (alias Obodo) is from Ifiteani village in Agulu.

The robbers confessed to killing one woman from Awkuukwu at Agulu, who was returning from a trip to Achi, Enugu State. They also confessed to shooting and killing another person from Awgbu on Monday, the fallout of which led to their capture.

Anthony-Claret Onwutalobi
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