Mar 6, 2009, 4:23 AM
In what could be seen by many as an increase in the incidence of armed robbery in the country, yet again two people were on Friday arrested over an alleged armed robbery by the police.
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They were said to have gone into the house of one Mr. Tunde Akintide in Old Jeshwang and posed as personnel of the National Drug Enforcement Agency (NDEA), armed with a shot gun.
Sources said after a thorough search of the man's house and finding nothing, they made away with D18, 000.00, a tape deck, a passport and a bank savings book.
According to sources, the two took Mr. Tunde and his wife, Yassin Nyang in their vehicle on the outskirts of Old Jeshwang, around Radio
They were however charged with armed robbery and impersonation and are expected to be arraigned soon.
It could be recalled that six armed robbers on