Barely five days after Abuja foiled bank robbery, the operatives of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) police command Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) have arrested one Ernest Ewim, a 29-year-old, who is believed to be the mastermind of the robbery.
The foiled bank robbery occurred at Mpape area Abuja on Saturday, December 28, 2019.
According to the statement, 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, January 1, at about 1600hrs. “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 command reiterates its unwavering commitment to ensure the protection of lives and property and provide FCT residents with quality service delivery. The suspects will be arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigation,” the statement added.