A Police Patrol Team in Okpanam, Asaba, the Delta State capital have arrested an 18-year-old suspected armed robber, Emmanuel Peace, with a dummy wooden gun after he allegedly forced an aged couple to transfer the sum of six hundred thousand naira(N600,000) to an account number owned by one Anwanga Abasi Nathaniel Udo.
The Police also recovered two knives and one phone from the suspect.
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DAILY POST gathered that the suspect was forcing his victims who did not have cash to transfer money into the said account when the police arrived and cordoned the scene of incident.
The Delta State Police Command led by CP Ari Muhammed Ali confirmed the report in a statement signed by the Acting Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe.
According to the Police, “Investigation is ongoing.”