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Police nab 3 suspects for stealing Tompolo’s transformer in Warri

By Nathaniel Obruthe

The Nigeria
Police, Delta Command
, has
apprehended three suspects attempting to steal an electricity transformer
belonging to the former Niger Delta Warlord, Mr Government Ekpemupolo aka

 According to
a police source, the suspects were nabbed at about 7:00 pm by the
operatives of the (A Division) Warri on Sunday .
They were
alleged to have be
en found with the transformer being one of the
y confiscated by the Federal Government from Tompolo.
It was
gathered that the suspects: Okugbe Lucky, Chime Chukwuka and Usman Shaibu
allegedly loaded the transformer into a Mercedez Benz Self-loader.
The car with
Registration Number: (Edo) XE 763 BEN was intercepted while leaving the
premises of the property in a jetty located closed to the Chevron Clinic in
Edjeba, Warri South Local Government Area of Delta state.
Speaking on
the development, Media Consultant to Tompolo, Mr Paul Bebenimibo, said that
y worth billions of Naira had been stolen from the
yard since it was taken over by the federal government years ago.
He said
“we have reported these stealing to
top hierarchy, but they turned the deaf ear until now
the Police Public Relations Officer of the Delta Police Command, DSP Andrew
Aniamaka when
contacted for confirmation said he would get back later.

Everybody seems to be interested in the report,” he said.

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