Police arrest alleged IPOB trainer, three others for armed robbery

Their case was under investigation and that they would be charged to court

A 26- year-old alleged army deserter, Ebeje Nnamdi, suspected to be one of the trainers of members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has been arrested by the police in Anambra State.

Nnamdi was reportedly arrested alongside three others for their alleged involvement in armed robbery in Iyi Oji area of the State.

State Police Commissioner, Garba Umar, presented the suspects to reporters on Thursday, at the police command headquarters in Amawbia, near Awka.

The army deserter was formerly of the 20 Mechanised Battalion, Taraba, in 2014 before he disappeared.

Umar said Nnamdi became a member of a six-man gang responsible for the attacks and killings of policemen at nipping points, as well as robberies at fuel stations including that of Bukachi filling station, Eziowelle, both in Onitsha on August 31, 2017.

Others who were arrested alongside Nnamdi were 26-year-old Onyebuchi Peter Ali and Ugwuokpe Nnaemeka.

Umar said their case was under investigation and that they would be charged to court.

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