Operatives connected to Operation Puff Adder have arrested infamous criminals who specialise in snatching purses at Higher Iweka, Onitsha.
Spokesperson of the Anambra Police Command, Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the arrest stated that on Tuesday, Could 14, at about 6:30am, following the flag off of operation Puff Adder in Onitsha by the Commissioner of Police CP Mustapha Dandaura, Police operatives connected to Particular Anti Theft Squad (SARS) and operation “Puff Adder” along side native vigilante arrested at higher Iweka Onitsha, one Ugwuanyi Ifeanyi ‘m’ aged 21 years and one Sopulu Ugwoma ‘m’ aged 22 years.
The suspects who hail from Nsukka, Enugu State are among the many hoodlums terrorising Higher Iwekka and Owerri street axis. A single barrel fabricated brief gun was recovered from them as exhibit.
The case is beneath investigation after which suspects can be charged to Court docket for prosecution.
It might be recalled that on the 9/5/2019 the Command had mobilized personnel and logistics at higher Iweka to curtail the menace of theft and purses snatching syndicates within the space by means of operation Puff Adder.