Adamawa Looting, Vandalization Spree: Police Arrests 238, Recovers Loot

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By; TINA PHINEAS, Yola

In relation to the vandalization and looting of warehouses across the state,  the Adamawa State Police Command has arrested 238 suspected vandals and looters.

The state Commissioner of Police, Olugbenga Adeyanju speaking at a press briefing Wednesday in Yola, said, the police also recovered 35 tractors, 22 hand tractor hoes, 28 hand tractors, 12 tricycles, 9 vehicles and farm tools.

The command in collaboration with sister security agencies has so far dealt decisively with all acts of lawlessness.

“As I speak, we have 238 males and females suspects. (184) apprehended for breaking/looting government, private and corporate warehouses in the state while (54) were arrested for violating the state government curfew,” he said.

Adeyanju added that 12 tricycles and 9 vehicles were also confiscated while conveying looted properties.

The commissioner thanked the good people of the state especially those that refused to accommodate miscreants and looted goods into their houses and those that volunteered information to police.

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