POLICE in Delta State, have arrested two suspected bandits, who stopped a luxurious bus at gunpoint at Asaba, robbing a passenger of his laptop.
Police spokesperson in the state, DSP Celestina Kalu, who confirmed the arrest, yesterday, said, “ On 19/8/2014 at about 2305hrs, one Ifeanyi ‘m’, aged 36yrs and Chibuike ‘m’ , aged 30yrs, both of Abia State, who boarded G.U.O Group of Companies Luxurious bus with Reg. No. XD 458 AWK from Owerri to Lagos, on getting to Asaba in Delta State, forced the driver of the said bus, one Ojukwu Mac-Donald ‘m’ to stop on gun point.”
“The duo robbed one of the passengers by name Promise Okwuake ‘m’ of his lap top, jumped down from the vehicle and took to their heel.”
“The suspects were, however, pursued and arrested by patrol men from ‘B’ Division Asaba, who got wind of the incident and mobilized to the scene,” she said.
According to her, “ Items recovered from them include one cut to size double barrel gun, the stolen laptop and a wrap of dried weeds suspected to be Indian hemp.”
She asserted that the suspects “are helping detectives from ‘B’ Division Asaba in investigation.”