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Stampede, as robbers in Mobile Police uniform invade Park in Enugu

By Chinenyeh Ozor

Business activities were temporally disrupted in the university town of Nsukka, in Enugu state   yesterday, after some robbers reportedly dressed in Mobile Police uniform invaded Peace Mass  transit Motor Park, snatching a school bus and dispossessing several persons of cash and other valuables.

But the Area Commander Nsukka Police command, Mr Amson Haladu, described the robbery as a foiled one, saying policemen were quick to condone off the park. He could however not state whether  any arrest was made.

Crime Alert gathered that the robbers numbering four stormed the park at about 3pm. The robbers as gathared gained entry through the back gate of the well fenced transport company, from where they reportedly snatched a school bus belonging to a Girls’s Secondary school. While one of them positioned himself at the entrance, apparently to wade off intruders, others reportedly went straight to the ticketing hall demanding to see the manager.

They reportedly ordered everyone to lie down, while those who attempted to escape were accosted by the gang members at the exit point.

According to the manager who pleaded anonymity, “  “I sighted them through an adjourning door . They weer dressed in Mobile Police uniforms and armed with AK 47 riffles. When I sensed all was not well, I managed to escape”, he stated.


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