The Rivers State Police Command has arrested a three-man robbery gang that specializes in robbing unsuspecting persons of their belongings around the Choba/Obiri Ikwerre axis at Rumuosi in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State
The suspects are Chukwudi Ani, Edwin Chibuike Okike and Chidinma Eze.
According to a statement signed by the spokesperson of the Rivers State Police Command, SP Nnamdi Omoni, they were nabbed after successfully robbing one Mr Simon Ibrahim, who was on his way to make deposit in the bank but lured by the gang, who were driving in a Mazda car.
The statement said luck however ran out on them when the victim raised an alarm that alerted the police and the suspects were immediately arrested and taken to the Choba Police Station.
The victim had in his possession, the sum of N1.5m.
The statement further disclosed that the Commissioner of Police, CP Eboka Friday has directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police, State CID to take over the investigation and ensure that other such criminals are arrested and prosecuted.