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Police Recover Vehicle, Ak47 Rifle, Ammunition Abandoned by Fleeing Robbery Gang in Anambra



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Operatives of the Anambra State Police Command have recovered a black Mercedes 4matic ML 350 jeep with Reg No Abuja RBC 527 AL, one Ak47 rifle, live ammunition and some masks used by armed robbery gang. 

The Conmand’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, disclosed in a statement that the vehicle was snatched from the owner by fleeing armed robbers on their way to yet-to-be identified location. 

He said the robbers abandoned the vehicle inside a gutter after they had an accident with it and fled the scene.

He said operatives had intensify patrol and improved operational positioning to respond to distress calls in the State.

He said, “Police Operatives on 29/8/2022 at about 3pm, while on patrol along Amaokpala-Awgbu highway recovered one abandoned black Mercedes 4matic ML 350 jeep with Reg No Abuja RBC 527 AL, one Ak47 live ammunition and some criminal mask. 

“Preliminary information shows that the vehicle is suspected to have been snatched by criminal elements who had an accident on their way to yet unidentified location. The Armed robbers abandon the vehicle inside a gutter and fled the scene. 

“Meanwhile, Police Operatives have intensify patrol in the area aimed at apprehending the criminal elements. 

“The Command also invites anyone or group looking for such vehicle as highlighted above, to come to Anambra State Police Command Awka, with a valid proof/evidence of ownership for scrutiny and possible collection.”

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