The Delta state police command on Tuesday arrested a member of an armed robbery gang at new Eku Road, Amukpe, Sapele Local Government Area, after he was wrestled by a female victim.

From source it was said that the crimanals have been terrorising the area for long and nothing have been done about this, on this faithful day luck ran out of this robbers.

The robbers actually planed their move because Two members of the gang stationed themselves outside the house while three others took positions in the compound”, a source who sought anonymity said.

Source said the robbers attacked the Trader who was in accompany of her husband and children, snatching from her two bags containing large quantities of mobile phones recharge cards and more than N1.8 million.


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She summoned courage and grabbed one of the robbers with his gun after she had received several head butts and blows from him. The others took to their heels knowing its getting out of hand.

Woman battles

Neighbours who were attracted by the distress shouts of the victims soon gathered to ensure that the robbery suspect did not escape.

“A team of Policemen in a Dragon Police Patron van stationed at the Amukpe junction was quickly alerted and whisked the suspect to the Sapele Police Division, who in turn transferred him to Command Headquarters, Asaba for further interrogation.



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