Gunmen from Owerri nabbed ahead of bank robbery in Akwa Ibom

Some gunmen from Owerri have been arrested by operatives of the Akwa Ibom State Police Command, ahead of a planned bank robbery in Akwa Ibom.

Gunmen from Owerri nabbed ahead of bank robbery in Akwa Ibom lailasnews


The gunmen from Owerri who planned an attack at a bank and an eatery in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, were arrested this morning. Double barrel guns and pump action were recovered from the suspects who will be charged to court, as soon as investigation is concluded.

Few months ago, the Akwa Ibom State Police Command arrested four suspected bank robbers in the state. The suspects, identified as Benjamin Emeka, 28; Obe Awa, 29; Remembrance Obikwe, 35; and Aniefiok Sunday, 29, were said to have robbed a bank customer of N3.2m.

All the suspects confessed to the crime and recounted their mode of operation before they ran out of luck on the day they were apprehended by the police.

83 Comments

  1. This is serious.in a situation like this..all the suspect should be sentence to life in prison because arm robbery is in the blood and cannot be stop by anything.

  2. Am really happy with the kind of effort the Nigeria police men are putting on recently. Ur good works will definetly be rewarded.

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    that serves them Right. I just wish other gangs would learn from this because surely they will be caught.

  4. See how they leave there own state and when to another state to be destroying things wick people with evil mind.

  5. It’s indeed a run out of luck for them. A thief is a thief no matter how far you run to steal. Thank God they were caught

  6. Kudos to our police for a job well done they should just prosecute them straight without delay stupid set of people

  7. Our youths have all gotten a better paying Job for themselves since the Nigerian government will not do the needful

  8. Instead of following the due process to richness, they rather prefer to Robb off people their money. Thank God theei we’re caught

  9. This is serious.in a situation like this..all the suspect should be sentence to life in prison because arm robbery is in the blood and cannot be stop by anything.

  10. Good one for nipping the robbery intention in the mud even before a ball was kicked. Prosecution of the robbers should be perfected without wasting time.

  11. Good! Hand touched them before they could carry out their plans. No need for further investigation, let them be charged to court right away.

  12. I congratulate the great effort of the Akwa Ibom police command for arresting these hoodlums and I they deserved to be highly rewarded.

  13. Well, bad news for them because that money they are planning to make before christmas they are going to spend it in prison

  14. They derive joy in robbing people of their hard earned money,their cup is full.They should be charge to court and be given appropriate punishment.

  15. All day for the thief, one day for the owner. Well done NPF this is encouraging and this is commendable as they havent even carried our their evil plan when apprehended.

  16. Good work officers. More Grace to your elbows. Crime must utterly be wiped out as Mr president has increased your salaries…

  17. All this lazy Nigerian youths. You people and luck can never meet because you were planning to take other peoples suffer ness

  18. Amazing I think these are the kind if news we need to hear, police keep it up an I think this nation will be a better place

  19. Thank God for exposing them otherwise this would have been a different ball game, youths that are supposed to learn trade,get educated are into armed robbery thank you sir

  20. We need more of this kind of interception against Boko Haram and Fulani Herdsmen, we also don’t need them in our nation’s.

  21. Every day we record incident of robbery case in Nigeria and when these guys are cought they will be silently kill by the police, I call is west of human resources, because the question is what is why is Nigerian youths all becoming so restive, why are they all becoming threat to their own society, why can’t we find a lasting and favourable solutions to the restiveness, why can’t we creat an competitive environment for these youths to exploit.

  22. One day for d thief another day for the owner. They crime have caught up with them. They should be prosecuted immediately and dealt with.

  23. Policemen are really trying thank you for this for arresting this men because if you leave them they will keep on terrorizing this country, I think they should go ahead and face the law.

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