3 Arrested For Alleged Armed Robbery In Rivers

3 Arrested For Alleged Armed Robbery In Rivers

By Agency Reports on May 18, 2015
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NAN – The police command in Rivers on Monday, May 18, 2015 said it had arrested three suspected armed robbers after a gun battle in Port Harcourt.

This is contained in a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer in Rivers, DSP. Muhammad Ahmad, in Port Harcourt.

The statement said the three suspects had snatched a Toyota Camry car from one David Nwoka at gun point.

It said the incident took place on the East-West Road on May 17.

It quoted Ahmad as saying that Nwoka had made a distress call to the police who chased and engaged the gang in a shoot-out.
Ahmad said the police recovered the car, one locally-made Ak 47 rifle, 10 rounds of 7.62 ammunition, one pump action gun and 11 cartridges from the suspects.

The spokesman assured the public prompt response to distress calls.


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