Chukwudi Chigbata, an alleged robbery kingpin in Enugu state has been apprehended by the state police command.
The spokesperson for the command, Ebere Amaraizu, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) during an interview on Sunday, October 9, that the suspect, Chukwudi Chigbata, is currently in police custody.
Amaraizu disclosed that Chigbata has been on the wanted list for various criminal activities within Uzo-uwani Council Area and its environs.
According to him, Chigbata was arrested over the weekend following a tip-off.
“A notorious armed robbery kingpin and suspected cultist who has been a thorn in the flesh of inhabitants of Adani in Uzo-uwani Council Area has been nabbed at Ogurugu Road axis of the council.
“The suspect, identified as Chukwudi Chigbata, who also claimed that he is a commercial bus driver, was nabbed by the eagle-eyed police operatives of the command in a drinking joint through intelligence information.
“The suspect had been on the wanted list of the operatives over his robbery and other nefarious activities within Uzo-uwani council area and its environs,” he said.
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Amaraizu said that the suspect is being interrogated and is helping the police in their investigation.