NSCDC ARRESTS FIVE SUSPECTED PHONE THIEVES IN IMO
Written by thereachfm on March 18, 2020
The Imo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps has arrested five suspects for allegedly stealing different brands of android phones.
The suspects are Sunday Ukaeri, 23, of Umuozu in the Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of the state; Tochukwu Ukaegbulam, 25, who hails from Akabo in the Ikeduru Local Government Area; Nzechukwu Opara, 25, also from Akabo; Joan Njoku, 24, a native of Owala Avuvu in the Ikeduru LGA of the state; and Mohammed Ali, 21, who hails from Tawa in Niger Republic.
Parading suspects on Monday, the state Corps Commandant, NSCDC, Mr Raji Ibrahim, said Opara was arrested in Akabo on March 7, 2020, for snatching of bags, stealing of smart phones and conspiracy, among others.
An Infinix Smartphone was recovered from him as exhibit.
Ibrahim stated that Joan and Ali were arrested at Orji in the Owerri North Local Government Area and Amahausa in the Owerri Municipal LGA, respectively.
Ibrahim advised members of the public to always buy phones from registered dealers and obtain receipts so as not to be arrested by security operatives.