Anambra State police operatives last Monday, at about 3pm, while on patrol along Amaokpala-Awgbu Highway, recovered one abandoned black Mercedes 4matic ML 350 Jeep, with registration number, Abuja RBC 527 AL; one Ak-47 live ammunition and some criminal masks.
Preliminary information, according to the spokesman of the Command, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, showed that the vehicle was suspected to have been snatched by criminal elements who had an accident on their way to a yet unidentified location. The armed robbers abandoned the vehicle inside a gutter and fled the scene.
Meanwhile, Ikenga disclosed that police operatives had intensify patrol in the area aimed at apprehending the criminal elements.
‘The Command also invites anyone or group looking for such vehicle as highlighted above to come to the Anambra State Police Command, Awka, with a valid proof/evidence of ownership for scrutiny and possible collection please,’ Ikenga stated in a press statement he signed and made available to Fides.