Enugu Police Parade 39 Suspected Criminals

by Arinze Chijioke

The Enugu State Police Command on Friday, Paraded 39 suspected criminals for their alleged involvement in various criminal activities between February 12th and March 18th.

Parading the suspects before newsmen at the Command Headquarters, the Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Ndatsu Aliyu, said that the suspects were arrested for their involvement in the offences of conspiracy, armed robbery, child stealing and trafficking, unlawful possession of firearms and cultism.

He said that the achievement was recorded with the help of sister agencies in the state including the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, National Road safety Corps and the Neighborhood Watch Group in the state.

Aliyu said that the items recovered from the suspected criminals include 10 firearms, 4 life caterages, one magazine riffle and several cars, motorcycles, India Hemps and Cocaine.


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Other items recovered were 5 ATM cards, TV sets, laptops and mobile phones, SIM cards, Water Heater, International passport and National ID Cards.

Among those paraded before newsmen were two women identified as Peace Ndukwe, aged 32, of Isuochi in Umunneochi L.G.A. of Abia State and Ebere Eze, aged 48, of 9thMile, Enugu.

Aliyu explained that they were arrested on 10th and 11th of March through a combined effort of Operatives attached to Aninri Police Division and Anti-Human Trafficking/Gender Unit of the State CID.

“Their arrest was due to a report made at the Division by one Edith Onyia (f), that on 8th of March, 2021 at about 1900hrs, she went out to fetch bathing water and came back to realize that her 3 years old son, Chinagorom Onyia,was missing” he said.

He noted that on enquiry of his whereabouts, Onyia’s older son told her that Peace Ndukwe came to where they were playing and took his brother away, under the guise of going to buy biscuits for him.


“The suspect confessed to the crime and her confessional statement led to arrest of the second suspect, Ebere Eze, who received the child and was shopping for a prospective buyer”he said.

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He added that the child has since been rescued and re-united with his parents even asthe suspects will be charged to court once investigation is completed.


The CP called on members of the public to Continue to support the police by reporting criminal activities to the nearest police station in other to keep the state safe.

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