Anambra state police command have arrested four robbery suspects, including two females for robbing a woman N400, 000 in the state.
A statement signed by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Haruna Muhammed on the robbery and money recovered was made available to newsmen on Thursday in Awka.
Mohammed stated that the syndicate robbed their victim, one Nwanye Philomina , 30years from Akwuzu who boarded a taxi at Nteje Boys High school bus stop in Oyi Local Government Area of the state of the amount in the afternoon of July 30.
“When the vehicle got to Nkwelle ezunaka, the syndicate, having suspected that the victim had money in her possession suddenly stopped and asked her to come down so that they can adjust the seat.
“Oblivious of their plan, the victim came down from the car and as soon as she stepped down from the vehicle hoodlums sped off with the victim’s bag containing the #400,000,” it added.
It noted that the victim immediately raised alarm which attracted the attention of well meaning individuals who pursued the suspects up to Nkwelle community where police patrol team attached to 3-3 Division intercepted them and arrested the suspects.
The suspects are Collins Okoli ‘m’ aged 33 years, Friday Ebie ‘m’ aged 41years all from Delta State and other accomplices are Cynthia Agu ‘f’ aged 20 years and Mary Andrew ‘f’ aged 20 years all of Enugu State respectively.
It added, However, it took concerted efforts by the Police before they could rescue the suspects from the mob who descended heavily on them.
“Meanwhile, the snatched money was recovered and vehicle used in perpetrating the offence impounded and registered as exhibits.
“Case under investigation after which suspects would be charged to court for prosecution,” it stated.