Nigeria: How Abia police arrested bullion van robbery suspects

The Abia Police Command has arrested 10 members of a dare-devil armed robbery gang that allegedly robbed a bullion van on July 26 and carted away about N390 million.

The Commissioner of Police, Janet Agbede, said the suspects belonged to a 14-member gang that specialised in bullion van robbery in different parts of the country.

She said they were arrested at different times and locations in Abia, Delta, Lagos, Ondo, Rivers and Imo. Weapons recovered from the suspects included one General Purpose Machine Gun with 53 rounds of live ammunition, 13 AK47 rifles with 1,749 live ammunition, two improvised explosive dynamites.

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Source: The Punch