The police in Delta State have arrested an 18-year-old armed robbery suspect, Emmanuel Peace, who allegedly specializes in dispossessing his victims of valuable assets including money with a dummy gun.
The suspect was arrested on Sunday night, June 13, 2021, by men of the Okpanam Police Division in a response to a distressed call received that an armed robber entered into the house of the distressed caller forcing victims that do not have cash to transfer money to his account.
The command’s spokesperson, DSP Bright Edafe, in a statement said on getting to the scene, the police cordoned the area and arrested the suspect with a wooden dummy gun.
“The suspect had already successfully forced an aged couple to transfer the sum of N600,000 to an account number owned by one Anwanga Abasi Nathaniel Udo. Other exhibit recovered from the suspect includes two knives and one torchlight,” he said.