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Police arrest armed robbers who raped 3 women in Anambra



Police arrest armed robbers who raped 3 women in Anambra

Two suspected armed robbers and serial rapist have been caught and arrested by the Anambra State Police Command.

TopNaija gathered that the armed robbers, identified as Chukwuma Diji, 35 and Michael Edochie, aged 31 were arrested in Abagana in Njikoka Local Government Area of the state.

Commenting on their arrestm SP Tochukwu Ikenga, the State Command spokesperson, in a statement on Sunday, June 16, 2024, said the suspects gang raped a married woman and two other ladies during operations in Abagana community.

According to the PPRO, two locally made double barrel guns, one locally made single barrel gun and six live cartridges were recovered from the suspects.

“In the early hours of 15/6/2024 Police Operatives attached to Abagana division arrested two serial offenders wanted on a case of alleged r*pe and armed robbery, recover two locally made double barrel guns, one locally made single barrel gun, six live cartridges, and one Q link motorcycle,” the statement read.

“The suspects are Chukwuma Diji ‘M’ AKA Sympathy or Chi-boy aged 35years of Obinagu Umudun Village, Abagana, and Micheal Edochie ‘M’ AKA Mikel aged 31years of Eziabunabu Umudun, Abagana sometime last year 2023, allegedly r*ped a married woman at Obinagu Abagana and fled the community when Security Operatives attempted to arrest them

“Also on 6/6/2024, the suspects broke into an apartment belonging to a young lady and r*ped her and her friend at gunpoint. The criminals later forced one of the victims to transfer money to his account after they took turns of s3x with them. Chukwuma and Micheal both confessed to the crime.

“The Commissioner of Police Anambra State Police Command, *CP Nnaghe Itam* has ordered the immediate transfer of the case to the State Criminal Investigation Department for a Comprehensive look to get justice for the victims of the alleged crime.

“The suspects are to be arraigned in court after the investigation is concluded.”



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