Abuja Warehouse Looting Confirmed by Police


Josephine Adeh FCT Police

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has confirmed the looting of warehouse by hoodlums in Abuja to steal food items at a government storage facility in Gwagwa.

FCT Police Public Relations officer, SP Josephine Adeh, who confirmed the incident, said officers were already on ground trying to control the situation.

According to findings, some persons were arrested by the police due to the incident.

Recall that hoodlums broke into a government storage facility in Gwagwa town of FCT on Sunday, March 1, and looted stores filled with food items.

Some residents, who spoke with the media, said youths in their number broke into the warehouse located around Tasha area of the community around 7 am, looting bags of maize and grain.

A resident, Ibrahim Alfa, said the looting continued unhindered for several hours.

Alfa said the situation has caused a grid lock on Gwagwa-Karmo road, that leads to Dei-Dei and Jabi axis, respectively.

Another resident, John said the looters did not spare even protectors used to barricade the site as they picked anything deemed useful from the warehouse.

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