Saturday, 22 October 2016

Police nab highway robbery syndicate


With the high rise of robbery and kidnapping in the country. The Nigerian police have been working hard to curb the menace plaguing the society.


In Enugu NAN gathered that some hoodlums were dressed in military camouflage on the highway.
“The Police Counter Terrorism Unit Axis received a distress call on Thursday that hoodlums had blocked the road by Inyi in Igboeze North and wreaking havoc on their victims.

“The unit swung into action promptly which resulted in an exchange of fire.
“One of the hoodlums was fatally injured and later confirmed dead by a doctor.

“Another hoodlum identified as Godwin Okpe from Ogbadigbo in Benue dressed in camouflage is also fatally injured and being revived to aid operatives in their investigation.
“Others escaped with bullet wound sources gathered.

A public appeal has been sent particularly to  hospital operators to watch out for any one with suspected bullet injury and report promptly to any nearby police station.

Commissioner of Police in Enugu state, Mr Emmanuel Ojukwu, applauded the effort of the policemen.

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