Police nab suspected car snatcher in Anambra, recover stolen vehicle

The Police Command in says it has arrested a 30-year-old man for allegedly snatching a Toyota Corolla car at gun point on Tuesday in Enugu.

The command’s Public Officer (PPRO), CSP Haruna Mohammed, who disclosed this in a statement issued on Wednesday in Awka, said that the suspect was arrested in Awada, near Onitsha on Wednesday.

He said that the suspect had, on Jan. 26, at about 9:00 pm., snatched a Toyota Corolla car, with registration number: ENU 269 PH, the victim was driving to his residence.






“The suspect drove the car to his hideout in Awada, where he was arrested on Jan. 27 at about 7:15 am. by police operatives attached to the command’s Rapid Squad (RRS),” he stated.

Mohammed listed the exhibits recovered from the suspect to include the snatched car, a locally-made double barrel shot gun and seven life cartridges.







He said that the suspect would prosecuted after investigations might have been completed.

The News Agency of Nigeria () recalls that . Willie Obiano had, on Nov. 12, 2020, inaugurated the command’s RRS as a way of responding to crimes in the state. ()