Nigerian Police parade 19 Lagos robbers, recover 44,000 liters of petrol, 17 tanker trucks, 4 Jeeps
The Nigerian Police Force on Wednesday paraded 19 Lagos-based pipeline vandals and recovered 17 tanker trucks loaded with vandalized PMS and suspected adulterated diesel at Barkery park owned by one Dr. Emeka in Kirikiri area of Lagos State.
This was revealed by the Force Public Relations Officer, Don Awunah at a press briefing during the parade of the suspects at the Nigerian Police Headquarters, Abuja.
These suspects include: Frank Adakpa, Mallam Asafa, Fatai Bashir, Yahaya Mohammed, Umar Abduallahi, Wasiu Adeboye, Biliyaminu Abdullahi (43)years, Kazeem Lawal (44) years, Abdullahi Musa (43), Abubakar Mohammed (31) years, Abubakar Abdullahi (30) years, Mumkaila Abdullahi (22) years, Mohammed Ibrahim (33) years, Umaru Adamu (35) years, Samuel Majabi (45) years, Iliasa Musa, Femi Michael (29) years, Anas Haruna (26) years and Nura Isah (26) years.
The Intelligence Response team recovered exhibits which includes; Fourteen ’14’ long tanker trucks loaded with 33,000 liters of PMS each, three short tanker trucks loaded with 11,000 litres of suspected adulterated diesel each.
They also recovered two (2) tankers trucks: (a) REG. NO DKA 67 ZU loaded with 33,000 litres of Vandalised PMS (b) REG. NO EKY 833 XR intercepted at the point of loading the vandalized PMS fuel.
Toyota Rav 4 Jeep with Reg No. LND 856 CE, Peugeot Wagon 807 with REG No. APP 788 CK
According to the Force PRO, Don Awunah, the Inspector General of Police Task Force on Pipelines Vandalism/ illegal bunkering, working on actionable trailed and arrested all the suspects mentioned above and recovered 17 tanker trucks loaded with vandalized PMS and suspected adulterated diesel.
In similar successful operation, the IGP’s Special Task Force on Pipeline Vandalism/illegal bunkering acting on a tip off indicating that vandals were operating at Ijora area of Lagos state swooped on them at the scene of the crime, foiled their nefarious act and arrested thirteen 13 suspects mentioned above.
However, investigation is being intensified to arrest other suspects and their cohorts to bring them to justice.