Car snatchers shoot, rob pastor in Anambra

Posted by News Express | 7 May 2020 | 920 times

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A 41-year old Pastor, Uche Iheme, has allegedly been shot by suspected robbers in Ogidi, Idemili North Local Government area of Anambra State.

The suspects, numbering three, reportedly abandoned the victim in the pool of his blood after snatching his vehicle and valuables.

The Nation gathered the victim was lured to a location behind First Bank Oyeolisa Ogidi where the suspects snatched his Toyota RAV4 Car, Samsung J4 phone valued at N82,000 and cash sum of $5000.

Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer, Haruna Mohammed, said the suspects had been arrested, adding that they would be charged after investigation were concluded.

He said: “On the 5/5/2020 at about 11:30am following intelligence report, Police operatives attached to the Command Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) arrested at different locations within Nkpor axis the following syndicate, (i) Emeka Onyeoma ‘m’ aged 23 years, (ii) Chidiebele Amaluaka ‘m’ aged 22 years and, (III) Ezenwaokolo Ikechukwu ‘m’ aged 20 years respectively.

“Suspects had on 24/2/2020 at about 2:30pm allegedly lured one Pastor Uche Iheme ‘m’ aged 41 years of Awomama, Imo State, to a location behind First Bank Oyeolisa Ogidi and snatched his Toyota RAV4 Car with Reg number GRE 170 AA, Samsung J4 phone valued N82,000 and cash sum of Five thousand($5000) US Dollars.

“The suspects equally shot the victim on his left limb and fled, leaving him unconscious in the pool of his blood.

“Discreet investigation also led to the arrest of their receiver one Abuchi James ‘m’ aged about 30 years at Mgbuka Obosi where the snatched vehicle was completely dismantled and sold out but the engine was recovered.

“Exhibits recovered from the suspects include one barreta pistol with three rounds of .9mm ammunition as well as the engine of the snatched vehicle.”  (The Nation)


Source: News Express

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