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Police arrest pastor, accomplice, for allegedly buying stolen item

The Police have arrested a pastor of an Enugu-based new generation church for allegedly buying a stolen Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 phone.

The spokesman of the Police Command in Enugu State, Mr Ebere Amaraizu, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday.

Amaraizu said that the pastor and his accomplice were arrested on Jan. 25 in New Heaven axis of the state.

He said cleric gave his name as Jude Chukwumaife and his follow accomplice, Nwafor Chukwubuike.

The spokesman noted that the police operatives of the Independent Layout Division arrested the suspects after a painstaking investigation.

He said that the suspects were nabbed by the operatives in connection with buying of an alleged stolen Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.

The spokesman said the item belonged to an armed robbery/car snatching victim.

He said the victim was coming back at the night about a year back when hoodlums allegedly robbed him of some valuables including the said Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.

“Following the report, police operatives intensified their manhunt and through intelligence information the pastor was arrested and the said Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 recovered from him.

“The revelation of Jude guided the operatives in the arrest of Nwafor Chukwubuife suspected to have sold the alleged stolen Samsung Galaxy tab 2 to him,’’ he said.

Amaraizu said that the police had commenced a full investigation into the alleged incident.

 


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