The Police Command in Enugu said on Monday that it had arrested five suspected armed robbers while attempting to rob a taxi with registration number UWN 542 XA.
According to the command’s spokesman, Mr Ebere Amaraizu, the police was tipped off and the suspects were arrested on their way to rob the taxi on Sunday, Sept. 7, in Enugu.
He said that three of the suspects were Enugu residents while two came from Ebonyi state.
The police spokesman said that items recovered from the suspects included one locally made pistols with three live cartridges. [NAN]