The Rivers State Police Command has arrested two suspected armed robbers who snatched a Toyota Corolla car at gunpoint in the Rumuigbo area of Port Harcourt on Thursday morning.
Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in the state, DSP Ahmad Muhammad, in a statement, yesterday, said the two suspected robbers, Gabriel Samuel and Wokeko Samuel, were arrested at about 1:30 pm along Cherubim Road, GRA, in the Rivers State capital following a tip-off.
Muhammad said the suspected hoodlums confessed that they are members of a four-man robbery gang that have been terrorizing Ada-George Road, Eagles Island and Rumuola axis of Port Harcourt.
The police said that two locally made revolver pistols and two rounds of .9mm live ammunition were recovered from them.
“Today Thursday 25/02/2016 at about 1:30 am the duo of suspected armed robbers namely Gabriel Samuel ‘m’ 27 years and Wokeko Samuel ‘m’ 31 years were arrested along Cherubim Road, GRA, Port Harcourt
“Their arrest followed a distress call to the effect that they snatched at gun point a black Toyota Corolla with registration number ABM 473 AA. The vehicle was snatched from its owner during the early hours of the day at Rumuigbo, Port Harcourt.
“Two locally made revolver pistols and two rounds of .9mm live ammunition were recovered from them. The suspects during questioning confessed to have been members of a four man armed robbery gang that terrorizes Ada George, Eagle Island and Rumuola axis of Port Harcourt,” the statement read in part.


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