A 25-year-old pupil of Abia State Polytechnic recognized as Uzoma Samuel and 5 different suspects have been arrested for the homicide of two Level of Sale (POS) operators in Aba.
LIB reported that Ezinne Grace Iroh, 23, from Ohafia LGA, died on January 30, 2021, after she was shot by armed robbers at Ukaegbu Highway, in Ogbor Hill space of Aba.
Dr. Godwin Chimaobi Victor Igbokwe, a local of Isuikwuato LGA and a former workers of a well-liked business financial institution was killed few days earlier than Grace. It was gathered that 4 armed males got here on a tricycle and moved to Igbokwe’s POS store, shot him, collected his cash and fled. He was rushed to a hospital the place he was confirmed lifeless by a physician.
Different members of the gang arrested by the Inspector Normal of Police Fast Response Staff (IRT) connected to the Aba Space Command are Godwin Apeh (32), from Olamaboro LGA, Kogi State; Sunday Chibuike (22), from Ezinifite Mbaise LGA of Imo State; Godswill Kalu (23), from Ohafia LGA of Abia State; Chibuzor Gabriel (21) from Oshiri LGA of Ebonyi State and Abraham Thompson (27), an Indigene of Oron LGA in Akwa Ibom State.
Thompson was an operator of a business tricycle with Registration quantity Abia EZA 326 WZ, who offered his keke and served as the motive force of the gang throughout their varied operations.
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Samuel, the gang chief and the opposite 5 arrested suspects confessed being behind the dying of the 2 POS operators.
In keeping with the gang chief, their intention was simply to rob the victims, however that circumstances which he didn’t disclose led the operations to show bloody.
A number of the objects recovered from the suspects who’re all mentioned to be members of the Supreme Vikings Confraternity, embody one Pump Motion gun, one AK47 riffle, two domestically made pistols, some yet-to-be expended dwell ammunition.