Operatives of the Anti Kidnapping Squad of the Nigeria Police Force, Enugu state command have arrested a suspected female notorious armed robber.
LEADERSHIP gathered that the lady identified as Becy Abugu was arrested at Umuagama village, Ezike in Igboeze North Local Government Area of Enugu state.
It was gathered that the police is searching for the gang leader, identified as Ogbonna Abugu who was said to have escaped before the arrival of the police.
A release issured by Ebere Amaraizu, the Enugu State Police Public Relations Officer which confirmed the arrest said "Becy Abugu identified as one of the 419/one chance syndicate with the said Ogbonna Abugu was arrested when their hide out was raided by the operatives based on information received from members of the public over their illicit activities of swindling people of huge sums of money."
"Items recovered from the syndicate includes a golf 3 car with registration number MUS 774 AL red in colour, quantities of weeds suspected to be indian hemp, generating set and many sim cards of various networks.
"Reacting,the state commissioner of police Abubakar Adamu Mohammed applauded the operatives for the job and maintained that crime prevention and detection in the state is priority in his agenda to ensure that the state maintains its record as the safest and however called on the good citizens of the state to partner with the police through the giving of relevant and timely information to ensure that crime and criminality is sent to the abyss.
"He also cautioned that people should be security conscious about their environment as that is the basic step to effective security of an environment" Amariazu stated.