Nigerian Police Arrest Notorious Armed Robbers In Abuja, Recover Four AK-47 Rifles | #NwokeukwuMascot

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The police in Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, have said its operatives arrested the leader of an armed robbery gang responsible for series of armed robberies and other heinous crimes in the FCT and three other suspects.

The suspect who was identified as Chukwuemeka Oputa, better known as Pounds and Dollar was arrested in April 4, 2024, at about 2pm.  

 

Others are; Praise Etta, Rafael Dav A.K.A. Raffy, and Thomas Akange. 

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Josephine Adeh, the FCT command Police Public Relations Officer made this known in a statement signed on Monday, stating that the arrest was consequent upon the apprehension of one Moses Hassan 'm' of Idda, Kogi State, a cultist, and member of the armed robbery gang, on February 14, 2024.

 

She said; "Investigation subsequently led police operatives to the arrest of three other gang members, namely: Praise Etta, 30 years 'old, of Etung, Cross River State; Rafael Dav A.K.A. Raffy, 28 years old, of Guma, Benue State; and Thomas Akange, 38 years 'old, of Markudi, Benue State. All the suspects have since confessed to being involved in a series of armed robberies and other heinous crimes in FCT and are also members of a confraternity cult group called Vikings.

"Several exhibits, such as four (4) locally fabricated AK-47 rifles, three (3) locally made rifles using cartridges, an English pistol, one locally made pistol, a Dane gun, and three (3) AK47 ammunitions, a 5.56mm assault ammunition, and an empty cartridge, were recovered from the suspects.

 

"While effort is on top gear to recover other exhibits in possession of the suspects, the Commissioner of Police, Benneth Igweh, wishes to reiterate his unflinching commitment to making FCT inhabitable for criminals."

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