Three armed robbery suspects identified as John James, Frank Anyaegbulem and Charles Harry who were arrested and currently in the police net reportedly refused to be paraded before newsmen. According to them, they prefer being shot to death than allow themselves to be paraded before the Newsmen.
The trio were arrested in Mbaka Town Rumuolumeni where they all sat down drinking and smoking.
However One of the suspects stated, “I didn’t perpetrate any wrongdoing. I won’t enable myself to be paraded. I’m prepared to be shot dead here than enable myself to remain at that place (paraded).”
However Kingsley Chukwueggu The Divisional Police Officer who led the squad spoke with the newsmen he said.
“On Thursday (22/06/2017) at about twelve, we assaulted a block after we were tipped off and found a flat at the back of Ada Base bar in Mbaka Town. We captured three suspects.
“On seeking the flat, we recouped arms and ammo and different things. The suspects are right now in our guardianship and would be summoned in court at the earliest opportunity.
The DPO included that “One of the suspects got away as he scaled the fence before they could get to him. Be that as it may, our men are right now on his trail with a view to capturing him and conveying him to book,”
The State Police Public Relations Officer,Mr. Nnamdi Omoni, had continued cautioning crooks to avoid Rivers or be prepared to confront the rage of the law at whatever point they were gotten.
“Criminals should repent or stay away from the state before being caught,” he warned.