SARS Arrests Dismissed Soldier For Kidnapping, Robbery In Imo

Operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad of the Imo State Police Command have arrested a dismissed soldier, Sampson David, for an alleged involvement in kidnapping and armed robbery.Parading the suspect alongside others, on Wednesday, the state Commissioner of Police, Dasuki Galadanchi, said that one English pump-action gun and two pairs of military uniform were recovered as exhibits from David.

The CP
said, “On December 5, 2018, SARS operatives arrested one Amarachi
Ihejirika of Umugama, Owu-Amakohia in the Ikeduru Local Government Area,
Imo State, in connection with unlawful possession of firearm and
impersonation.

“She confessed that the gun and military uniform belonged to her fiancée, who claimed to be a soldier.

“The
said Sampson David, who has been terrorising Owerri and its environs
through kidnapping and armed robbery, was arrested by our gallant
officers.”Galadanchi added that upon interrogation, the dismissed
soldier confessed that he stole the gun from the Nigerian Legion’s
office in Abia State.

According to the CP, the command will arraign the suspect in court at the conclusion of investigation.