Police Arrests 3 Ex-Convicts Over Robbery

Police Arrests 3 Ex-Convicts Over Robbery

Rivers State Police Command has arrested a gang of unrepentant ex-convicts.

A statement by SP Grace Iringe Koko, Public Relations Officer of the command disclosed the gang   confessed that they started out with petty crimes and have now amassed weaponry to advance to kidnapping and car snatching.

She said their area of operation was the Ikwerre Road axis of Port Harcourt, spanning Mile 3 to Rumuokoro.

SP Koko said the formation of the gang began within the walls of the Port Harcourt Maximum Security Correctional Facility, where members of the gang had been remanded for various crimes.

The convener of the gang, Chinonso Emmanuel, a native of Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State, is a father of three and had been imprisoned on charges of attempted murder.

Meanwhile the Rivers State Commissioner of Police, CP Olatunji Rilwan Disu  commended the swift and effective action taken by the officers to apprehend the criminals and noted that the operation underscores the unwavering dedication and commitment of law enforcement personnel to preserving peace and security in Rivers communities.

CP Disu further urged the public to remain vigilant and collaborate with the police in the ongoing efforts to combat crimes and criminality in the State.


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