Police arrests man for robbery in Owerri


A 27-year-old man, Maduabuchi Duru is cooling his heels in police custody for attempting to rob one Edith Blossom of her personal belongings in Ubomiri area of Owerri, Imo state.

The state police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Orlando Ikeokwu reported that ,on the 25/05/2020, operatives of the commands Special anti-robbery squad, SARS, based on credible intelligence arrested Maduabuchi while trying to rob a female identified as Edith Blossom of her personal belongings with a locally made pistol at Ubomiri.

In the PPRO’s words : “He has confessed to the crime and other crimes within and around the area, an investigation is at advance state, he will be charged to court accordingly.”

In another news, the Lagos Ijaw Elders Forum, IEF, has called on the Inspector-General of Police to direct the Lagos State Police Commissioner to investigate the events which led to the murder of an Ijaw indigene, Doubra Legbe, at Victory Estate, Iba in Lagos.

It was gathered that the deceased had a minor disagreement with the Chairman, Landlords Association in the community before he met his untimely death in the hands of his assailants.

It took the timely intervention of the Police Area Commander, FESTAC, to prevent the breakdown of law and order, as aggrieved youths in the community threatened to fish out and punish the alleged killer.

In a statement by its chairman and secretary, Messrs Bukazi Etete and Efiye Bribena, the IEF demanded “That due process of the law be followed to a logical conclusion by bringing to justice all perpetrators involved in the untimely death of Steven Doubra Legbe.

Reportrd by: Vincent Paul

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