Two suspected robbers snatch SUV in Edo, land in police net


Alexander Okere, Benin

 The Edo State Police Command has arrested two suspected armed robbers for allegedly snatching a car in Benin, the state capital.

It was learnt that the suspects, Ifakachukwu Michael and Yakubu Suleman, had got to the residence of their victim, Ezekiel Eunice, at about 7am on January 18.

Armed with guns, they allegedly robbed her of a Lexus 330 SUV.

While parading the two suspects, the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Johnson Kokumo, told journalists that Eunice’s jewellery and other valuables were also taken away.

Kukumo noted that the suspects were arrested following an intelligence report, adding that the vehicle had been recovered.

“Two cut-to-size guns, one locally made pistol and one cartridge, including the stolen vehicle were recovered from them (suspects),” the commissioner said.

One of the suspects, Michael, told Southern City News that he had…

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