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  • Updated: April 15, 2024

Police seize bus containing stolen bags of flour, sugar

Police seize bus containing stolen bags of flour, sugar

The Lagos State Police Command's operatives have seized a Volkswagen bus loaded with stolen bags of flour and sugar. 

Benjamin Hundeyin, the command's Public Relations Officer, shared the news on his official X handle on Sunday.

Hundeyin stated that the suspects abandoned the vehicle upon seeing the police patrol team. Subsequent investigation uncovered that the goods were pilfered from a shop burglarized in the Iba area of the state.

He wrote, “Patrol officers from Elere Division stopped a Volkswagen bus containing bags of flour and sugar at about 3:40am. Upon sighting the police, the occupants abandoned the vehicle and fled. Investigation revealed that the goods were stolen from a burgled shop in Iba.’’

He stated that the stolen goods had been handed over to the owner and the vehicle in police custody.

He noted that the command was intensifying efforts to apprehend the thieves.

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