Police arrest gang leader of car-snatching syndicate in Enugu

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p style="text-align: justify;">The Enugu State Police Command has arrested the suspected leader of a car-snatching syndicate terrorising motorists on the Enugu-Port Harcourt Road, Chinaza Nworie.

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p style="text-align: justify;">The suspect, our correspondent gathered, was arrested at the Enugu office of the Federal Road Safety Corps while trying to register a Lexus ES 350 snatched from its owner at gunpoint.

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p style="text-align: justify;">The state Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Aliyu, who confirmed the arrest to our correspondent on Sunday, said 31-year-old Nworie was arrested on March 4, 2021.

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p style="text-align: justify;">He said, “He was arrested at the FRSC office while trying to upload the registration details for a black Lexus ES 350 car with number plate, ENU 937 JZ, which was discovered to have already been registered with number plate, ABJ 961 DC, with its owner residing in Aba, Abia State.

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p style="text-align: justify;">“When contacted, the said owner confirmed that the car was snatched from him at gunpoint on January 28, 2021 at Umuocho village in the Obingwa LGA of Abia State.

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p style="text-align: justify;">“Further investigation led to the recovery of a black Toyota RAV-4 with number plate, ENU 229 AM, from the suspect, which he could not account for.”

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