Anambra Police Arrest Two Suspects Linked to Armed Robbery, Rape, Seize Weapons; Motorcycle

Anambra Police conducted a successful operation on June 15th, 2024, apprehending two suspects allegedly involved in armed robbery and rape.

Identified as Chukwuma Diji and Micheal Edochie, the suspects were sought for previous crimes and were found in possession of locally manufactured firearms, live cartridges, and a motorcycle.

The suspects are Chukwuma Diji ‘M’ AKA Sympathy or Chi-boy aged 35years of Obinagu Umudun Village, Abagana, and Micheal Edochie ‘M’ AKA Mikel aged 31years of Eziabunabu Umudun, Abagana sometime last year 2023, allegedly raped married woman at Obinagu Abagana and fled the Community when Security Operatives attempted to arrest them.

Also on 6/6/2024, the suspects broke into an apartment belonging to a young lady and raped her and her friend at gunpoint. The criminals later forced one of the victims to transfer money to his account after they took turns of sex with them. Chukwuma and Micheal both confessed to the crime.

The Commissioner of Police Anambra State Police Command, CP Nnaghe Itam has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to the State Criminal Investigation Department for a Comprehensive look to get justice for the victims of the alleged crime.

The suspects are to be arraigned in court after the investigation is concluded.


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