CP Monday Arrest 6 Male Suspects, Recover 2 Locally-Made Pistols With 8 Live Cartridges


Following a credible intelligence, the Anambra State Police Operatives attached to Anti-Cult unit of the State Command bursted the den of cultist and armed robbery gang in Amiwko village Awka and arrested six suspects. This was disclosed by the Spokesperson of the Command, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu Anipr

The suspects are Ejinaka Chukwujekwu ‘M’ aged 17years, Emeka Nwanna ‘M’ aged 18years, Micheal Ozuah ‘M’ 20years, Chukwuma Obu ‘M’ 22years, Onyemaechi Chijoke ‘M’ 25years and Ifeanyi Ebeze ‘M’ 25years.

Preliminary investigations reveals that the suspects are actively involved in the recent shooting incident that resulted to the death of one yet unidentified young man along Ukwuoji, Awka.

According to Ikenga, “they equally confessed to be members of BLACK AXE CONFRATERNITY and will be charged to court on the conclusion of the investigations”

Meanwhile, the State Commissioner of Police, CP Monday Bala Kuryas,fsi thanked Ndi Anambra for their cooperation and urged them to sustain the tempo by assisting the Command with actionable intelligence in order to discover authors of crime in the State.

He also call on all stakeholders to partner with the Police to address the security issues associated with cultism among the youths.