During the week chants of joy ranted the air when Police Officers attached to Nkpolu Divisional Police headquarters in Diobu smashed a gang of armed robbers terrorizing the area.
The officers after painstaking investigation trailed the criminals and caught them hibernating at a certain location waiting to finalize their planned attack on their victim but were intercepted by the gallant policemen
We gathered that the police following discrete investigation, the Police stormed their hideout last week Friday. The Police arrested five suspects and recovered 6 locally made pistols, illicit drugs which members of the gang reportedly takes before operation to make them high to do the unthinkable, also recovered are machetes, axe.
A senior Police Officer confirmed the incident to our correspondent adding that the operation was led by the DPO of Nkpolu Divisional Police headquarters. The state police PRO. Nnamdi Omoni is yet to comment on the breakthrough nor parade the criminals to the press