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Nabbed Cable Thief Admits Robbing Nnewi Electronics Shop Six Times



A member of a three-man robbery syndicate operating at Chisco Park in Amichi, Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State has confessed robbing a particular electronics shop six times.

The suspect, identified as Kenechukwu Iwuchukwu, who hails from Okpunoegbu village in Nnewi, Nnewi North Local Government Area, was reportedly caught during while attempting to steal valuable cables.

In a video trending online, the suspect whose hands and legs were tied, and and sat on the ground, while being interrogated by the villagers, admitted committing the crime.

According to him, he had participated in a robbery operation at the same shop six times. He further revealed that they usually sold whatever they stole to an electronic and electrical parts dealer in Nnewi.

The suspect further disclosed that the recent items they had stolen were still in his house, as they were still making arrangements to sell them before he was caught.

Mr. Iwuchukwu, a young man in his early twenties said they went for the operation with locally-made pistols and pump-action, which he said his gang members escaped with.

He also identified the other two gang members as Mr. Chisom Obiajulu (who hails from Eziama village in Amichi, but resident in Okpuno-egbu Nnewi), and Mr. Mmesoma Nwaeke, also from Okpuno-egbu.

Efforts to get the reaction of the state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, proved abortive, as he was yet to respond to the message sent to him as at the time of this publication.

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