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Police arrests three suspected armed robbers in Imo



Police operatives in Imo on Wednesday arrested three suspected armed robbers terrorizing the people of the state.

The spokesman of the state police command, Michael Abbatam, who confirmed the development to journalists in Owerri, said the suspects were arrested by the operatives during an aggressive patrol along Isu-Njaba road.

The spokesman listed two of the suspects as Obiaka Uchenna (23) and Michael Ihunna (24).

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But he was silent on the identity of the third suspect.

Items recovered from the suspects included two locally made pistols, one live cartridge, one expanded cartridge, one jack knife, one Pax Point of Sale (PoS) machine, some quantity of weed suspected to be Indian hemp, two MTN sim cards, two Airtel sim cards, two memory cards, one Infinix charger, one wristwatch, one bangle, one white cap, two flat slippers, and four screwdrivers.

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