A suspected car snatcher, Emmanuel Ogbole, has been nabbed by Benue police in Okpakanya village in Otukpo Local Government Area of the state and recovered a black Toyota Corolla car.
Police spokesperson in the state, Daniel Ezeala, said yesterday that the suspect was apprehended on Tuesday following a tip off after he allegedly snatched the car with no registration number from a lady in Abuja.
Ezeala said the suspect who has already been charged to court, confessed that he stole the car from one Mrs. Jennifer Nimako of plot 989, Olu Obasanjo way, Abuja on August 4 and took it to Otukpo.
He added that the victim has since been contacted and that she confirmed that her car was stolen on the said date.
In another development, the police command at about 1:15am yesterday recovered a Peugeot 406 car with registration number, GTU 72 AA Benue, belonging to Orgar Agwoke of Federal Medical Centre, Makurdi.
The police spokesman said the car was recovered after a hot pursuit of the criminals by the police. He said the two robbers escaped into the bush and abandoned the car just before the police could catch up with them. Ezeala said investigation into the matter has commenced.