Operatives attached to Operation Puff Adder have arrested notorious criminals who focus on snatching purses at upper Iweka, Onitsha.
Spokesperson of the Anambra Police Command, Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the arrest stated that on Tuesday, may additionally 14, at about 6:30am, following the flag off of operation Puff Adder in Onitsha by means of the Commissioner of Police CP Mustapha Dandaura, Police operatives attached to important Anti robbery Squad (SARS) and operation “Puff Adder” in conjunction with nearby vigilante arrested at upper Iweka Onitsha, one Ugwuanyi Ifeanyi ‘m’ aged 21 years and one Sopulu Ugwoma ‘m’ aged 22 years.
The suspects who hail from Nsukka, Enugu kingdom are some of the hoodlums terrorising top Iwekka and Owerri road axis. A single barrel fabricated short gun became recovered from them as showcase.
The case is underneath investigation after which suspects would be charged to court for prosecution.
It’d be recalled that at the 9/five/2019 the Command had mobilized personnel and logistics at higher Iweka to curtail the risk of robbery and purses snatching syndicates in the place thru operation Puff Adder.