Two brothers arrested for armed robbery in Anambra

The police in Anambra state have arrested two brothers, Chigozie Simon 21, and Onywka Simon, 22, for armed robbery.

A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Haruna Mohammed today September 23, said the suspects who are brothers from the same parents as well as undergraduates at Paul University and UNN, allegedly entered a jewelry shop at Tempsite Awka, tied the sales girl and covered her mouth with cellotape, threatened to stab her in the neck if she screamed and thereafter carted away 33 wristwatches,14 necklaces valued over three hundred thousand naira (#300,000), and a cash sum of thirty-seven thousand Naira(N37,000)

''As the suspect were escaping, the sales girl loosened the tape and raised alarm which led to the arrest of the suspects after a hot chase.'' Mohammed said

Mohammed said the suspects voluntarily confessed to the crime and investigation is ongoing after which they would be brought to book.

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