Police operatives attached to Ozubulu Division in conjunction with Vigilante group while on routine assignment intercepted one Ikechukwu Eze ‘m’ aged 21 years of Okpuneme village Umudim, Nneni with a tricycle (Keke-Napep)bearing plate number PHC 541 QV.
While conducting search on the tricycle, the operatives recovered one Pump Action gun and Seven live cartridges.
Further investigations revealed that suspect allegedly snatched the Keke at gunpoint from one Munachi Dike ‘m’ of Awada Obosi at Onitsha Owerri Expressway before Oba junction.
Police said the suspect has confessed to the crime voluntarily and would be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.
The Commissioner of Police CP John B.Abang, also urged keke and motorcycle riders to always be careful of the passengers they pick especially at nights and in isolated areas in order not to fall victims of Keke or motorcycle snatching syndicates, please.