Foiled Bank Robbery: Police arrests fleeing gang member

Mohammed Husaini, Abuja


The Nigeria Police in the Federal Capital Territory Special Anti-Robbery Squad have arrested 29 years old Ernest Ewim, a member of the notorious armed robbery gang who has been at large.

The arrest comes on the heels of on-going investigation into last Saturday’s foiled robbery attempt at a bank in Mpape, a Suburb of the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja.

According to Police Public Relation Officer of the FCT Police Command Deputy Superintendent of Police DSP Anjuguri Manza, the suspect who played a major role in the foiled robbery attempt was arrested by the team of Police Detectives at his hideout in Katampe1 on Wednesday 1st January, 2020 at about 1600hrs.

Mr. Manza explained that “with this arrest, the total number of suspects arrested in connection with the foiled robbery attempt are now five (5):- Ernest Ewim ‘m’ 29years Larry Ehizo ‘m’ 30 years, Princewill Obinna ‘m’ 24years, Timothy Joe ‘m’ 21years, and Elijah David ‘m’ 19 years”.

The FCT Police spokesperson reiterated the Command’s unwavering commitment to ensure the protection of lives and property and provide FCT residents with quality service delivery.

The suspects will be arraigned to court upon conclusion of investigation.