Police Smash Car-Snatching Syndicate In Enugu

…arrest one, recovers snatched Lexus Jeep
…as CP Kanayo lauds operatives, says onslaught against unrepentant criminals shall be sustained

Operatives of the Awkunanaw Division of the Nigeria Police Force, Enugu State Command, smashed a notorious car snatching and vandalism syndicate for allegedly terrorizing residents of the area on Monday, 2nd October 2023 at about 9.45 p.m.

According to the Command spokesperson, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, he said that one male suspect, Sunday Ogwa, male aged 27 was arrested while the Operatives also recovered a light blue-colored Lexus 330 Jeep that the suspect and cohorts at large snatched at gunpoint from their female victim in Uwani Enugu, on 28/09/2023 at about 8.10 p.m.

“The suspect, a native of Obubra in Cross River State, confessed to the crime, stating that his cohorts invited him from Anambra State to join them in snatching and stealing vehicles in Enugu metropolis. The suspect will be arraigned in court upon completion of the investigation, Ndukwe said.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Kanayo Uzuegbu, has hailed the efforts of the operatives for quickly adjusting his operational policing strategies, while reemphasizing the unwavering commitment of the Police to sustain the onslaught against unrepentant criminals in Enugu State.