Detective gets his man after robbery

2016-02-23 06:00
Investigating officer detective Constable Welcome Nkenke

Investigating officer detective Constable Welcome Nkenke

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A detective of the Mitchell’s Plain police station is responsible for the successful prosecution of 29-year-old Melvyn Gilbert for house robbery.

The investigating officer, detective Constable Welcome Nkenke, secured his conviction and Gilbert has been sentenced to five years’ imprisonment for the house robbery that occurred in October 2014.

Gilbert was pinned for the incident in Iceland Street, Portland after he forcibly entered the house and demanded money from a house occupant.

Gilbert then fled the scene on foot with an amount of cash he took from the victim.

Police say they will maintain their zero-tolerance approach in the combatting and investigation of crime. V Anyone with information on crime can call CrimeStop on 08600 10111. All information will be treated as highly confidential.

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