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Six notorious Armed robbers arrested in Enugu State

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The Enugu State Police Command have confirmed the arrest of six armed robbery suspects in Alulu Nike on the outskirts of Enugu metropolis.

The spokesman for the state’s police command, Mr Ebere Amaraizu, alleged in a statement on Saturday that the suspects carried out the crime on Oct. 25 at a house located at Alulu Nike at about 1am.

Amaraizu said that those arrested included two suspected robbers, three suspected receivers, and a Keke NAPEP operator.

“Following intelligence information, the police operatives of the New Haven Division arrested two suspects who gave their names as Chika Ezenwa alias Chiboy and Emmanuel Sunday alias Daddy B.

“The two were arrested alongside other gang members who allegedly went to a victim’s house at Alulu Nike.

“They broke into the house and robbed the occupants of the building of their various valuables at gun points.

“It was further gathered that the hoodlums noticing that police operatives are aware of their misdeed; quickly escaped.

“They were pursued and in the course of their escape, they were promptly closed up that early morning at about 2 a.m. by police operatives.

“However, some members of the gang narrowly escaped while Ezenwa and Sunday were apprehended,’’ he said.

Amaraizu said that following their arrest, the case was transferred to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad where in a follow-up investigations, one Abraham James, alias Latty, was also arrested on Oct. 29.

“Also, one Onyebuchi Onwe of Obinagu Amuri in Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu State, a notorious receiver of armed robbery exhibits, was arrested by the operatives on Nov. 2.

“On Nov. 6, arrested in connection with the incident is one Agu Ebuka for allegedly receiving robbed and stolen properties together with one Yakubu Huseli.

“Huseli was arrested for his role of always conveying suspects and exhibits with a tricycle popularly known as Keke NAPEP,’’ he said.

The spokesman said that items recovered from the suspects included three 32-inch Plasma televisions; three vehicles, an Apple laptop; two small laptops; and one ipad.

Amaraizu said that the suspects had been helping the police operatives in their investigations while search had been intensified for the other fleeing members of the gang.

Source: (NAN)

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End SARS: Masari Charges Judicial Panel To Fish Out Perpetrators Of Police Brutality

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#EndSARS: Masari Charge Judicial Panel To Fish Out Perpetrators Of SARS Brutality
#EndSARS: Masari Charge Judicial Panel To Fish Out Perpetrators Of SARS Brutality

Aminu Masari

Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari of Katsina State has urged the 11 men committee Judicial Panel to give recommendations going forward to end police brutality in the state.

He gave the charge during the inauguration at Government House Katsina on Saturday.

He also tasked them to come forward with general recommendations that will promote an endearing relationship between the Nigerian Police Force and the general public.

Read Also: #EndSARS: TVC Back On Air — Four Days After Mob Attack

The panel of inquiry will be headed by Justice Abbas Abdullahi Bawale of the Katsina State High Court of Justice.

Other members of the Commission include Retired AIG Danlami Yar’adua, Alhaji Mustapha Ibrahim Zango, Alhaji Bello Musa Dankano, Professor Usman Dhun-nurain, Hajiya Rabi Mohammed, and Ibrahim Ahmad Katsina.

 

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#EndSARS: TVC Back On Air — Four Days After Mob Attack

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#EndSARS: TVC Back On Air — Four Days After Mob Attack
#EndSARS: TVC Back On Air — Four Days After Mob Attack

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Television Continental popularly known as TVC News is back on air after it was attacked by suspected hoodlums on Wednesday morning.

Recall that the host of popular ladies show ‘Your View’, Morayo Afolabi-Brown, had confirmed during the show on Wednesday that hoodlums had entered the premises of TVC.

The hoodlums had attacked the TV station a few hours after #EndSARS protesters were killed at the Lekki Toll Gate by soldiers on Tuesday night.

Also Read: End SARS Protest: Abia Govt Relaxes Curfew

There were speculations that the TV station was attacked because of its link to the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu.

Workers of the TV station were rescued by Men of the Police Rapid Response Squad who were in the compound to offer protection.

 

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End SARS Protest: Abia Govt Relaxes Curfew

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#EndSARS Protest: Abia Govt Relaxes Curfew
#EndSARS Protest: Abia Govt Relaxes Curfew

Okezie Ikpeazu

Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu has lifted the 24-hour curfew on two major cities in the state following the outbreak of violence when the #EndSARS protest was hijacked by hoodlums.

Recall that on Tuesday night,  Aba and Umuahia went under curfew in a statement by the Governor.

However, following the return of calm to the affected areas, Ikpeazu directed that the curfew in the State be relaxed to now take effect from 6 pm to 6 am from Sunday, 25th October 2020.

Also Read: Edo govt extends ultimatum for escaped inmates by one week

This was made known by the State Commissioner for Information, John Okiyi Kalu.

The Governor also directed all markets in the State to be reopened during the day, while Market committees should mobilize adequate security teams to watch over the markets at night and during the day.

Governor Ikpeazu further directed all commercial tricycle operators to henceforth vacate the roads during the curfew time of 6 pm-6 am daily.

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