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Jubilation in Onitsha over arrest of notorious robber

 Excitement filled the commercial city of Onitsha, Anambra state on Wednesday following the arrest of a notorious armed robbery suspect, Chinemerem Elebeke, alias Meskana, who…

 Excitement filled the commercial city of Onitsha, Anambra state on Wednesday following the arrest of a notorious armed robbery suspect, Chinemerem Elebeke, alias Meskana, who has been terrorizing residents of the area.

No fewer than 20 victims of the suspect, stormed the Fegge police station Onitsha on hearing that the dreaded armed robber has been arrested.

The victims, most of who were dispossessed of their belongings and cash at gun point, commended the Divisional Police Officer, Gurba Rabiu for the giant stride, 
describing the suspect as “one in a million” whose name sent jittering to the nerves where mentioned.

Confirming the arrest, the DPO, Mr Rabiu said his officers had been on the trail of the suspect who had been a great terror to residents of areas and "I know that if we don’t get him my area will remain unsafe."

He said the suspect confessed to had robbed about 30 innocent victims at different locations including Ogbaru, Fegge, Odoakpu, Inland town and environs, as well as petrol filling stations , shops, markets and some residential homes.

“As God will have it, on a tip-off that he was somewhere at Odoakpu, we mobilized and on getting there, arrested him.

“His parents physically came in here begging for his release with N1million but you know money is not for everything. This is somebody who has caused much trauma to the society including a pastor.

"Since his arrest, his victims have continued to flood the station only to have a glimpse of him.” he stated.

Rabid said the suspect would be charged to court after thorough  investigation is concluded.

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