A four-man robbery gang terrorising Edo neighbourhoods has been apprehended by police.

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The Edo State Police Command apprehended four members of an infamous robbery gang that terrorised Edo Central and its environs.

Yahaya Musa, Isah Ismaila, Osas Amas, and Nathaniel Omozebagua, the criminals, skilled in auto theft and point-of-sale shop attacks.

They reportedly stole several vehicles in Esan land and sold them in Northern Nigeria.

 

The suspects were arrested a few days after they attacked a Point of sales shop in Uromi and carted away the sum of N5.2m

 

The POS operator had pursued the robbers who came on motorcycles with his car and knocked them down. Two suspects escaped unhurt while one of them sustained severe injuries.

 

Police officers travelled to Enugu State to arrest one of the gang members while another was arrested in a hospital in Benin, where he was receiving treatment for the injury he sustained. The other suspects were arrested in Ekpoma.

 

Spokesperson of the State Polce Command, SP Bello Kontongs, who confirmed the arrest on Monday, May 3, stating thar the suspects would be profiled and charged to court soon.


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