June 21, 2024

Police recover SUV dumped by fleeing robbers in Anambra

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The Anambra State Police Command has recovered a black Mercedes 4matic ML 350 jeep with number plate Abuja RBC 527 AL, one Ak47 live ammunition and some masks.

A statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, noted that the vehicle was snatched from the owner by armed robbers on their way to a yet-to-be-identified location.

According to him, the robbers abandoned the vehicle inside a gutter after they had an accident with it and fled the scene.

The PPRO stated that the operatives had intensified patrol and improved operational positioning to respond to distress calls.

 “Police Operatives on 29/8/2022 at about 3 pm, while on patrol along Amaokpala-Awgbu highway recovered one abandoned black Mercedes 4matic ML 350 jeep with Reg No Abuja RBC 527 AL, one Ak47 live ammunition and some criminal masks.

“Preliminary information shows that the vehicle is suspected to have been snatched by criminal elements who had an accident on their way to yet unidentified location. The Armed robbers abandon the vehicle inside a gutter and fled the scene.

“Meanwhile, Police Operatives have intensified patrol in the area aimed at apprehending the criminal elements.

“The Command also invites anyone or group looking for such a vehicle as highlighted above, to come to Anambra State Police Command Awka, with valid proof/evidence of ownership for scrutiny and possible collection,” he said.

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