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4 Suspects Arrested For Alleged Transformer Theft In Ebonyi

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Members of the Neighbourhood Watch in Afikpo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State have confirmed the arrest of no fewer than four suspects who are allegedly specialists in stealing transformers and electricity wires in different parts of the country.

The Eastern Updates gathered that the suspects, who were reportedly from a South-South state, were on a mission to steal a transformer in Akpoha, Afikpo Local Government Area and were on the verge of carrying the transformer when they were nabbed by the members of the Neighbourhood Watch.

It was alleged that they came in the company of an indigene of Akpoha who is currently at large.

Michael Urom, the Commander of the Neighborhood Watch, who, alongside his men, apprehended the suspects, called on the members of the public to report any suspicious persons or suspicious moves to security agencies for prompt action.

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He further confirmed that the suspects had been handed over to the police.

In another report, the Police Command in Imo State has apprehended no fewer than two suspected drug dealers whose names have been given as Kelechi Ekeopra and John Aburodo, from whom were recovered large quantities of weeds suspected to be Indian Hemp in the suspect’s criminal hideout.

The arrests were made when the command’s anti-narcotics unit raided some shanties and flash points in Ihiagwa, Owerri West Local Government Area on April 18, 2024.

A statement issued on yesterday by Henry Okoye, the police spokesperson in the state which was made available to The Eastern Updates read: “The Command will continue to clamp down on hard drug dealers and peddlers in Imo State.

“The suspects, Kelechi Ekeopra, and John Aburodo, are currently cooling their heels in police custody where a thorough investigation has been initiated to apprehend other suspects in the distribution chain.

They will be arraigned in court upon completion of the ongoing investigation.

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