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Suspected robbers attack Imo pastor, steal $5,000, SUV, phone

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The police in Anambra State have arrested a four-man car-snatching syndicate who always converted stolen cars to spare parts and sold them to unsuspecting buyers.

The spokesperson for the state police command, Haruna Mohammed, in a statement on Friday, said a Berreta pistol, three live ammunition of .9mm and engine of a car snatched at gunpoint were recovered from the suspects.

Mohammed gave the names of the suspects as Emeka Onyeoma (23), Chidiebele Amaluaka (22) and Ezenwaokolo Ikechukwu (20).

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He said, “At about 11:30am, following intelligence report, police operatives attached to the command’s Special Anti-Robbery Squad arrested at different locations within Nkpor axis the syndicate.

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“Suspects had on February 24, at about 2.30pm, allegedly lured one Pastor Uche Iheme, aged 41 years, of Awomama, Imo State, to a location behind First Bank, Oyeolisa Ogidi and snatched his Toyota RAV4 car with registration number GRE 170 AA, Samsung J4 and a cash sum of $5,000.

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“The suspects equally shot the victim in his left limb and fled, leaving him unconscious in the pool of his blood.”

PUNCH.

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