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Soldier Arrested For Hijacking Fuel Tanker, Others For Theft And Robbery

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Soldier Arrested For Hijacking Fuel Tanker, Others For Theft And Robbery

Soldier Arrested For Hijacking Fuel Tanker, Others For Theft And Robbery
A soldier, Corporal Akapan Edet, 28. serving at the 81 Battalion, Mokola, Ibadan has been arrested along with four others for hijacking a fuel Laden truck along Akobo, Iwo road on 17 /11/ 20117.

The criminal gang, is responsible for waylaying and subsequent hijacking of trucks along expressway. The gang, led by the soldier who was clad in full military camouflage, hijacked a 40,000 litre truck and abducted the driver and his motor boy to Omi-Adio area after robbing them of their valuables.

The truck was thereafter driven to Ilese/Akure road by some of the gang members. The victims raised alarm which brought about the arrest of the suspects by Special Anti robbery squad of the command.

The special Anti-Robbery Squad of the command recently arrested an employee of George Investment Company, Ibadan who stole six Sino trucks, and a Toyota Camry car belonging to the company that were entrusted in his care.

The six trucks were sold to a criminal receiver in Kaduna at rate of N20million, while a Toyota Camry was given to a yet to be identified Pastor in Abuja. The six trucks and two cars was recovered and the receiver was arrested as well.

Three members of armed robbery gang arrested by the Command. The suspect who until their arrest belonged to a dare-devil armed robbery gang responsible for the spate of robbery in some parts of Ogun and Oyo States.

On 19/12/2017, one Yusuf Ishola aged 30, was arrested with 294 pieces of counterfeit N1000 notes. The suspect and one other at large, often fraudulently used the fake notes to purchase expensive items from unsuspecting individuals and notable shops in Ogbomoso and other parts of the state.

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