Police recovers N1.3 million from robbers in Akwa-ibom

The Bayelsa Police Command, Mr Asinim Butswat, said on Friday that it recovered N1.3m cash from robbers following a distress call by members of the public in Opolo area of Yenagoa.

The Deputy Superintendent of Police and Public Relations Officer of the command said that the suspects, who were arrested in the act, operated with a tricycle for an easy escape.

“On the 30 March 2017 at about 1500hrs, one Wero Paul 32 and Innocent Uche 34, broke the window of a Nissan Xterra at Market Square Premises Opolo.

“They stole about N1.3m belonging to one Pastor Andy Sese,” he said.

Butswat said that the Police responded swiftly and arrested the thieves.

“The sum of N1.3m and their get-away tricycle with REG NO. ASK 540 QO were recovered,” he said.

“Investigation is ongoing,” the Police Spokesman said.

(NAN)

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