Robbers Break Warehouse with Acid, Steal N19m Worth of Goods



Tochukwu Akorisa, Ndubuise Egwuatuonwu, Ifeanyi Eze and Aboi Rufus were arrested for breaking a shops in Alaba International Market, Lagos State by destroying padlocks of their targeted shops by pouring acid on them.


Punch reports that, they had attacked a warehouse in the market, stealing 427 cartons of electric bulbs valued at N19.1m.


The shop owner was said to have reported the incident to the police, leading to the arrest of one Tona Nwenyi, who allegedly bought some of the goods from the suspects.


Two other persons, Tony Eme and Ejike Chinwoba, who bought the bulbs from the gang, have been arrested and 100 cartons out of the 427 cartons, have, so far, been recovered.

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