A theft suspect who was paraded alongside his gang members in Rivers State, has lamented over not making sufficient cash earlier than his arrest.

The 28-year-old theft suspect Junior Nmeni, who advised newsmen that he and his gang members had solely been capable of make N223,000 and get some telephones from theft operations he participated in, additional disclosed that he hoped to make sufficient proceeds from the crime in order that he may maintain his spouse.

The suspect who was paraded alongside six different members of the gang – a 25-year-old lady, Valuable Okoye, aka Angel; Oliver Nwokocha; Emeka Iwuayawu; Victor Nwabusis; Sunny Nweke and Ezekiel Ishaya – was arrested by an Inspector-Normal of Police Intelligence Response Group led by DCP Abba Kyari.

The expectant father who mentioned he went into theft after he misplaced his job as a cleaner on the Port Harcourt Worldwide Airport, was arrested following a petition addressed to the police by the household of a golfer, Usman Zabadi, who was reportedly killed by the gang in his home on Poultry Street, Rukpokwu, Port Harcourt.

The suspects who made away with some tv units, two cellphones and an Automated Teller Machine card, withdrew undisclosed sums of cash utilizing the ATM card which belonged to the deceased’s spouse.

The gang was busted with pictures generated from the CCTV on the ATM, and one Nwokocha who reportedly shot Zabadi useless, was arrested within the Iguruta space of Port Harcourt and led the operatives to apprehend different members, together with Nmeni.

“I used to be a cleaner on the Port Harcourt Worldwide Airport the place I earned N18,000 as wage. I joined the gang seven months in the past as a result of the corporate I labored for sacked me and issues turned very exhausting for me and my spouse.

“There was a gun that belonged to my late elder brother. I discovered the gun within the ceiling of his condominium. There was a riot in Nwokocha’s group and I gave the gun to him. After the disaster, he used the gun to rob and he killed a person with it.

“He returned the gun and advised me what he had finished.  I made a decision to hitch the gang. We robbed a person and a girl at Iguruta. We kidnapped the girl’s sister and I raped her. I saved her in my home for 2 days earlier than Iwuayawu and I began demanding a ransom.

“We had been paid N200,000 ransom and I acquired N23,000 as my share since we had been six that did the job. The following operation I went for was at a resort.  Elvis (a gang member at giant) introduced one of many weapons we used for the operation. It was Sunny, one other member, who gave us details about the resort. We acquired N21,000 from the resort and three telephones” he mentioned.

Nmeni who disclosed that his final operation with the gang was on the house of 1 Mr. Ogundun, said that they had been confronted by their sufferer which pressured them to retreat. He added that he had not made sufficient cash from “the business” earlier than he was arrested.

“Elvis was the one who introduced ‘the job’ however on the day we went to the person’s home, we didn’t succeed. The person had a gun and he shot at Nwokocha. We took the person’s bike away.

“I hadn’t made a lot cash from ‘the business’ (theft) earlier than I used to be arrested.  I hoped to lift sufficient cash which I supposed to make use of for my pregnant spouse’s supply,” Nmeni said.

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