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Four robbery suspects cut off okada man’s ear, snatch his motorcycle

The Anambra State Police Command has announced the arrest of four men that allegedly cut off the ear of a cyclist while robbing him of his motorcycle.

The four men, whose details were given as, Francis EzeIbekwe, 22, from Ikenga village Adazi Ani, Ndubuisi Kaliaozor, 20 of Agbadama village Nri, Ugoji Chibuzor, 19 of Uruofolo village Nri and Elochukwu Anyaoke, 29 from umuowelle village, by the Police Spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, were said to be arrested by Police operatives attached to Neni Division in collaboration with vigilante group along Nri-Neni axis at Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra.

While confirming the arrest of the suspects, Haruna added that the suspects cut off the right ear of the motorcyclist but have been arrested by Policemen in their hideout inside the bush.

He said, “On the 01/06/2020 at about 1:30pm, following a distress call, Police operatives attached to Neni Division in collaboration with vigilante group arrested four Robbery suspects who specializes in snatching motorcycles along Nri-Neni axis.


“Suspects were arrested in their hideout inside the bush at Nri by Neni in Anaocha LGA of Anambra State after allegedly robbing one Nnamdi Ebegbe of his motorcycle top star with registration number NSK 426 QJ,,phone, and unspecified amount of money after chopping part of his right ear with a knife.

“Meanwhile, exhibits recovered from the suspects includes one cutlass, the motorcycle and a phone belonging to the victim.Case under investigation after which suspects would be brought to justice.

“Consequently, the Commissioner of Police, John Abang urges motorcycle/Keke riders in the State to be wary of such syndicates in order not to fall victims.”

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