Police acting on a tip stormed the hideout of the syndicate at Nnokwa, Idemili North Local Government Area where the three suspects were arrested.
Three members of an armed syndicate that targets Dangote trailers plying the highways in Anambra State have been arrested by the men of the Anambra State Police Command.
In a statement by the spokesman of the command, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, on Saturday, he said the Police acting on a tip stormed the hideout of the syndicate at Nnokwa, Idemili North Local Government Area where the three suspects were arrested while vandalizing two trailers.
He said the vandalized head of one of the trailers was recovered while the whereabouts of the other is yet to be ascertained. According to him, the suspects have been taken into custody for interrogation.
He said the state Commissioner of Police, CP Aderemi Adeoye has directed State CID Awka to take over the case for comprehensive investigation and prosecution of anyone indicted in the crime.