Anambra – Gunmen burnt 3 tomatoes trucks after burglarizing travelers on the Onitsha-Owerri expressway (video)

Anambra Gunmen burnt 3 tomatoes trucks after burglarizing travelers on the Onitsha Owerri expressway video
Anambra - Gunmen burnt 3 tomatoes trucks after burglarizing travelers on the Onitsha-Owerri expressway (video)

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In the early hours of Friday, October 21, a car and three trucks carrying tomatoes were set ablaze by unknown gunmen at Ekwusigo-Ozubulu junction along the Onitsha-Owerri expressway

The unidentified gunmen were said to have obstructed the road to raid travelers plying the road. After robbing them, the attackers then started a fire at the private vehicle and the trucks before fleeing.

DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, the spokesman of the state police command confirmed the incident by saying:

”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 tomatoes on fire”

Tochukwu asserted that three trucks and a personal car were burnt, however, no casualty was recorded.

He further stated that the police have intensified patrol in that area and that efforts are being made to unveil the identities of those behind the criminal act.

Watch a video from the scene below…

Source by Six9ja.com

 

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