Three trucks conveying tomatoes has been set ablaze in Anambra after robbing travelers on Onitsha-Owerri expressway by unknown gunmen: Read Full Article
The trucks conveying tomatoes and a personal car were set at Ekwusigo-Ozubulu junction along the Onitsha-Owerri expressway in the early hours of today October 21. Continue Reading
The gunmen were said to have blocked the road to attack travelers plying the road. After stealing from them, the assailants then set ablaze the trucks and the personal car before taking to their heels.
Confirming the incident to LIB, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, said
”It is a case of armed robbery and arson. It was reported in the early hours of today. The hoodlums blocked the Onitsha-Owerri road expresssway by Ekwusigo-Ozubulu. Police quickly went to the scene.
Before we got there, the armed robbers had already made away with personal belongings of the victims who were on transit and when they couldn’t get what they wanted, they set the trucks carrying tomato on fire”
Tochukwu said three trucks and a personal car were burnt. He said no casualty was recorded. He said the police has intensified patrol in that area and that efforts are being made to unmask the identities of those behind the criminal act. Lib
Peace is priceless, terror Is senseless. May God punish all the evil instigators and sponsors of these calamity and God heal this land.
These are the issues we have being shouting against and campaigning against by exposing the wickedness I the land but they chose to insult us.
Just check most of those goods and parcels destroyed. They’re owned by those who clapped for them and support them.