The FCT police command in a new report claimed that it recently arrested 3 members of a notorious car snatching and armed robbery gang that has been terrorizing the Galadima community in Abuja. Yusuf Mariam, the spokesperson for FCT police made this disclosure via a recent public statement issued by the force on Monday, April 19.
The police in Abuja have confirmed the recent arrest of 3 members of a notorious car snatching syndicate terrorizing an FCT village
According to the media sources, the FCT police spokesperson narrated that the notorious criminal gang engaged in a gun battle with security operatives before their eventual arrest on Sunday, April 18. The police spokesperson also revealed that one of the car snatchers died during the gun battle while the other two members escaped despite sustaining gunshot wounds. The three arrested suspects were identified as Emmanuel Moses (27), Promise Richard (21), and James Oche (22). The FCT police spokesperson also revealed that a knife and a locally-made gun was recovered from the arrested suspects.
In a similar development on the same day, press reports also claim that some FCT police officers from Mabushi Division also foiled another car snatching attempt following a victim’s distress call. The police personnel reportedly engaged in a hot chase with the car snatchers who was already driving the stolen vehicle away. Luckily, the police operatives were able to overpower the fleeing suspects and recover the Toyota Corolla car which they snatched from the innocent motorist. Nonetheless, two members of the gang are still on the run as FCT police continue to put forward more effort to apprehend them.
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Speaking of recent activities of car snatchers in Abuja, we highly recommend that you watch this press video below to learn about the new tactics being used by these nefarious evil perpetrators.
BREAKING; CARS SNATCHER CAUGHT BY POLICE IN ABUJA