Thursday, 26 January 2017

Police Arrest Pastor, Accomplice, For Allegedly Buying Stolen Item

The Police have arrested a pastor of an Enugu-
based new generation church for allegedly
buying a stolen Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 phone.
The spokesman of the Police Command in
Enugu State, Mr Ebere Amaraizu, disclosed this
in a statement on Thursday.
Amaraizu said that the pastor and his
accomplice were arrested on Jan. 25 in New
Heaven axis of the state.
He said cleric gave his name as Jude
Chukwumaife and his follow accomplice,
Nwafor Chukwubuike.
The spokesman noted that the police
operatives of the Independent Layout Division
arrested the suspects after a painstaking
investigation.
He said that the suspects were nabbed by the
operatives in connection with buying of an
alleged stolen Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.
The spokesman said the item belonged to an
armed robbery/car snatching victim.
He said the victim was coming back at the
night about a year back when hoodlums
allegedly robbed him of some valuables
including the said Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.
“Following the report, police operatives
intensified their manhunt and through
intelligence information the pastor was arrested
and the said Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 recovered
from him.
“The revelation of Jude guided the operatives in
the arrest of Nwafor Chukwubuife suspected to
have sold the alleged stolen Samsung Galaxy
tab 2 to him,’’ he said.
Amaraizu said that the police had commenced
a full investigation into the alleged incident.