In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 12th, October, 2020

Man Invitations Armed Robbers to Rob His Neighbour In Abuja

Man Invites Armed Robbers to Rob His Neighbour In Abuja


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A Nigerian man by title, Michael Obi -Ude has been apprehended by the police in Abuja after he led his gang of armed robbers to rob his neighbour.


It was gathered that Obi-Ude and his gang members dispossessed his neighbour of an enormous sum of cash.


In accordance with Punch, Obi -Ude and his accomplices had been nabbed on September 25 , 2020, in the course of the theft operation on the Gwagwa space of the Federal Capital Territory.


Whereas confessing,  the suspect mentioned he learnt that his neighbour often comes house with big quantities of cash and that he deliberate the theft along with his mates.


The 27- 12 months -old Obi-Ude was paraded on Thursday by the FCT Police Command alongside his accomplices, Chima Ezenwa , 23; and Daniel Godwin, 28. The fourth suspect is claimed to be at massive.


Obi -Ude defined that he recruited three others to hold out the theft, however added that he didn’t take part within the operation.

“We had been arrested for tried theft. I invited them (gang members ) to hold out the theft, however I didn’t go along with them , as a result of the neighbours would recognise me. The police caught Ezenwa and he recognized me ,” he mentioned.


Requested how he knew in regards to the sufferer’s monetary standing, he mentioned, “My neighbour’s youthful sister instructed my pal that her sister often comes house with big sums of cash. So, my pal knowledgeable me and we determined to hold out the operation.”


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Ezenwa revealed that he was caught when he pointed a gun at a person within the sufferer’s compound, whereas others fled the scene.


He said, “Once we bought to the goal ’s home, I eliminated the wire from the generator and the sunshine went off.

So, a person got here out, I pointed a gun at him and the person began screaming. Others ran away and I used to be caught. I solely used the gun to scare the person; I don’ t know the right way to fireplace it. ”


The Deputy Commissioner of Police , Operations , Sunday Babaji, mentioned one regionally – made revolver and one spherical of reside ammunition had been recovered from the gang.


The DCP mentioned a complete of 19 suspects, together with kidnappers , had been arrested, including that 4 Dane weapons, 5 regionally – made pistols, three regionally – fabricated pistols, one brief gun and 28 items of ammunition had been recovered from them.

The displays additionally embody 4 telephones, two vehicles, one motorbike and substances suspected to be Indian hemp.


In the meantime, the police have launched an operation to rescue two brothers kidnapped on Tuesday by hoodlums at a farm within the Kabi space of Pegi neighborhood, Abuja.


Babaji mentioned the abductors attacked a police workforce earlier than the kidnapping, including that an unnamed particular person was injured in the course of the change of gunfire with the hoodlums.

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