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Police arrest burglary kingpin in Enugu

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The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested an alleged burglary kingpin it trailed for over two weeks.

The command’s spokesman, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, on Friday in Enugu said that the suspect and his gang had been involved in most of the burglary incidents within Enugu Township.

The police image maker said that the police recovered from the gang, DVD, home theatres, cell-phones and laptops.

The Police Public Relations Officer explained that the police also recovered a hammer and a digger used by the members of the gang to break peoples’ homes.

Amaraizu noted that the alleged kingpin was spotted in Enugu and arrested by police detectives, following intelligent information on Thursday.

He said, “Emmanuel has led his gang members to series of burglary within Enugu Township and its outskirts.

“They also invaded West-point Hostel in Mary Land Area of Enugu in the early hours of Oct. 16, and allegedly escaped to an unknown destination.

“Since then, police, has been trailing him and his gang members.”

Amaraizu said that the suspected criminal had been helping the police in its investigation, adding that the command had intensified efforts in its manhunt on the other gang members.

There have been complaints of burglary in some remote and less populated areas of Enugu Township in recent time.

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