17yrs old arrested for attempted armed robbery in Enugu
A 17yrs old indigene of Odida-Abatete in Enugu state has been aprehended by the operatives of special anti robbery squad Enugu state police command for an attempted armed robbery.According to information released by the police of his confession,Uchenna Ikwuegbu who resides at 10 road 23 upper North trans ekulu in Enugu was arrested while in possession of a locally made pistol and two live catridges.A now remorseful Uchenna while speaking to confirm allegations made against him "I acquired the gun from a timber mill at Maryland. The urge to meet up with the demands from my girlfriend, Chinaza, living at Uwani axis of Enugu, propelled me into robbery.“I had acquired the gun to unleash robbery attacks on residents of Maryland in order to dispossess them of their valuables. “I was on the verge of carrying out the act when the operatives swooped on me. I do not know how they knew I was carrying a gun. I am so ashamed of myself now. I do not know what led me into this.“My parents are crying their hearts out over this incident. They are so disappointed in me. I want to call on teenagers like me to shun robbery and other nefarious activities because the security operatives are always watching.
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