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Police kill gang leader, Blood, arrest 2 other armed robber suspects in Ebonyi



The Ebonyi State Police Command on Monday mentioned it has arrested two suspected armed robbers, Eluu Ekpehu Emmanuel and one different who allegedly have been terrorizing Isu group, in Onicha LGA, of the state.

The police equally introduced the killing of a gang chief popularly referred to as “Blood” whose actual identify is but to be recognized on the time of submitting this report for allegedly terrorizing the identical Isu, group.

The Commissioner of Police, Ebonyi State Command, CP Aliyu Garba, made this recognized in a press release signed and forwarded to DAILY POST by way of the PPRO, Loveth Odah.

He mentioned that the gang chief ‘Blood’ was the masterminder of the assorted assaults on three Police Divisional Headquarters within the space, particularly Onicha, Abaomege and Ohaozara LGAs of the state.

In keeping with him: “Ebonyi State Police Command has resolved to rid the State of legal components and frustrate their actions.

“That is following the profitable arrest of two male suspected armed robbers in addition to restoration of Firearms, ammunition and different incriminating objects from their home in Isu Onicha Native Authorities Space of Ebonyi State.

The commissioner acknowledged additional that the command has by way of intelligence stories found that there’s motion of arms and ammunition to Isu group in Onicha LGA of the state.

“On the 20/05/2021, at about 1700hrs following the Intelligence report of motion of arms and ammunition and the report of armed robbers terrorizing Isu, Onicha LGA, One Eluu Ekpehu Emmanuel was arrested, who made helpful assertion to the Police and led Police Operatives to the home of their gang chief popularly referred to as “Blood” different names unknown who’s alleged to have been terrorizing the world and the grasp minder of the assorted assaults on three Police Divisional Headquarters within the space, particularly Onicha, Abaomege and Ohaozara.

“Blood and his cohorts on sighting the police, opened hearth on the Operatives who gallantly fought again, within the course of Blood was apprehended with gunshot accidents whereas others escaped into the close by bush with bullet wounds.”

The commissioner added that Bloods home and premises had been instantly searched and harmful weapons had been discovered.

Objects recovered in response to the police consists of; One (1) Double Barrel English Gun, with eleven reside cartridges, One (1) Domestically made Single Gun, One (1) Riot Police Smoke Gunner, stolen from Ohaozara Police Divisional Headquarters when the division was attacked.

Different objects are; Three (3) Police Bartons, One (1) Hand Grenade, One (1) Canister of Teargas, Two (2) Police Belts and two (2) Police Radio Communication Handset with Chargers, which in accordance police had been all Stolen from Onicha Divisional Headquarters that was additionally attacked and set ablaze by unknown gunmen.

CP. Garba additional alleged that the gang which Blood was a frontrunner are liable for the attacks on government facilities and the killing of security brokers within the state.