Anambra State Police Command has secured the conviction of the two robbers arrested on the second Niger Bridge weeks ago.


The robbers who were arrested with two daggers and five SIM cards removed from the phones of their victims pleaded guilty when arraigned in court.


In compliance with the directive of the  Commissioner of Police, CP Aderemi Adeoye, detectives worked on the sim cards and traced two of the victims one of whom is a lawyer.


Victims cooperated with investigation and evidence gathered was presented before the court.


Both accused persons were sentenced to a years jail term each on each of the first two counts and three years imprisonment for the third count.


The sentences which are without an option of fine are to run concurrently.  The convicts have been remanded to Onitsha Correctional Centre to serve their jail terms.

The Commissioner of Police has advised youths to learn lessons from this conviction and shun crime in order not to jeopardise their future.


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