Enugu State command of the Nigeria police have apprehended a suspected hardened armed robber who had been on the wanted list of the force for criminal activities in and around Amechi Idodo, Nkanu East Local Government Area of the state.
The suspect, Afam Omoba alias Obosi was arrested by the police operatives of the Amechi Idodo Division of the Nigeria Police Enugu command recently after allegedly attempting to rob a victim in his house together with his cohort.
It was gathered that the son of the victim had earlier resisted their request to bring money.
It was further gathered that in course of the resistance that ensued, one of the suspected hoodlums tried to shoot at the son of the victim but missed his target and in the process shot at the leg of Afam Omoba alias obosi.
The sound of the gun attracted attention which made the members of the gang to flee with their injured colleague.
However the prompt arrival of the operatives who combed the bush towards the direction they ran into, led to the arrest of Afam Omoba alias Obosi, who is now helping the operatives in their investigations.
Meanwhile, according to the Police Public Relations Department, full scale investigation has commenced to get to the root of the incident and probably arrest the fleeing hoodlums.

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