Shocking! Nigeria Police Arrested Hoodlums That Specialize In Hijacking Lorries With Goods in Enugu State. Kudos to the Nigeria Police on this arrest. We hope the trends of apprehending the criminals in the state and Nigeria as whole continue with success.
The Enugu state command of the Nigeria police through its operatives of the special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)Enugu have nabbed a five-man gang of hoodlums that specialized on hijacking of lorries along Expressway together with the goods loaded in the said lorry and take it to where they now sell those goods and thereafter sell the lorry parts by parts.
Suspects whose names are;
i. Nwabueze Ogbonna a native of Izza in Abakiliki but resides in Aba,
ii. Solomon Okafor a native of Umulokpa, Uzouwani but resides at Okpanam Delta state,
iii. Igwenagu Ezenwa a native of Okpuno village Nsude and also living at Nsude,
iv. Obiora Nebe a native of Inyi Oji River but residing at 9th Mile Enugu state and
v. Fidelis Ozofor of Owa imezi Ezeagu also living at Owa Imezi Ezeagu
Suspects are helping the Police with further information in relation to their nefarious activities as it affects Hijacking of Lorries and Buses. Suspects were rounded up recently at 9th Mile Onitsha express way by former toll gate 9th mile as they were about to Hijack a lorry loaded with goods unknown to them that intelligence have been gathered about them and that they are being monitored. On their part, suspects regretted their actions and revealed that they operate in Delta, Abia, Enugu states as well as any other place depending on where they can get their target.
They added that they used to cash in to the opportunity of the lorry while climbing hills and moving slowly then they will get into the lorry and surrender the occupant with their gun and tie them and move with the truck and the said load to either Kano state and sell off the goods and sell the truck parts by parts. One of the suspects identified as Solomon Okafor maintained that he used to be a lorry transporter and that during that time he used to deceive whoever that have contracted him for conveyance of his goods by placing fake registration number on his vehicle and that way made it possible to run away with the persons goods and go and sell them off before things became tough for him and forcing him to sell the lorry and later joined the business of Hijacking of lorries parked at the expressway or finding
Source: Nigeria Police
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