“Collins, Emma and i,were on our way to buy weed around Oza House area in Agbor-Obi around 8pm on Saturday night when we saw a young girl with a handbag,attacked her and made away with her handbag. I am a Jambite,i want to read Political Science in University of Benin-City. If i am pardoned i will not go into crime again.”
Photos: Notorious phone and bag snatcher nabbed in Delta State
A member of a notorious phone and bag snatching gang was apprehended at the Ime-Obi area in Agbor, Delta state on Saturday night, June 17.
The 22-year-old suspect, Chijioke Kanu and his gang members attacked a young girl, snatched her bag and tried to flee on their motorcycle. However, luck ran out on him when a member of Agbor Gha Ihun security group, who coincidentally was at the spot of the incident, heard the shout of the victim and gave the bag snatchers a chase with his car.
The suspect said he is a member of a three-man gang specialized in the snatching of handbags and handsets. He identified members of his gang as: Tony Collins Idegbekwu,a bricklayer and Emma, an Okada rider.
During interrogation, Chijioke confessed that he is a cultist and was initiated at the of 17years. He claimed that he was influenced into crime by Emma.