By Danmaryam Zayamu
The suspect who escaped arrest during the foiled bank robbery by a notorious gang at Mpape, a suburb in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), last week Saturday has been arrested.
Ernest Ewim, a 29 years suspected member of the gang was arrested by police detectives of the FCT Police Command at his hideout in Katampe, a settlement near Mpape.
In a statement signed by the FCT Command Spokesman, Anjuguri Manza, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), “the suspect who played a major role in the foiled robbery attempt was arrested by the team of Police detectives at his hideout in Katampe 1 on Wednesday January 1, 2020, at about 1600hrs.
“With this arrest, the total number of suspects arrested in connection with the foiled robbery attempt are now 5.
They include Ernest Ewim ‘m’ 29years,. Larry Ehizo ‘m’ 30 years, Princewill Obinna ‘m’ 24years., Timothy Joe ‘m’ 21years, and Elijah David ‘m’ 19 years.”
The statement reiterated the Command’s unwavering commitment to ensure the protection of lives and property and provide FCT residents with quality service delivery.
The suspects, according to the statement, will be arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigation.