Military task force parades 109 suspects for looting in Plateau

Military task force parades 109 suspects for looting in Plateau

The Commander of the Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), Major General Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, yesterday, paraded 109 hoodlums who participated in the looting of a Warehouse in the Plateau State Agricultural Development Programme (PADP) in the early house of Sunday.

Gen. Okonkwo, who paraded the suspects at the headquarters of the command in Jos said the suspects were arrested with items looted at the PADP warehouse.

He said the suspects defiled the 24 hour curfew imposed on Jos North and Jos South Local Government Areas of the state to avert further destruction of lives and property to loot.

According to the commander,  the suspects destroyed the warehouse and stole fertilizers, chemicals, generating sets, and other farming items.
According to him, the suspects paraded included 97 males and 12 females, saying that they would be prosecuted before a competent court of law.

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Philomena  Ngozi Christopher-Oji was born to the family of the late Michael and Cecilia Ojeogwu of Ubulu-Uku, in Aniocha South Local Government Area, Delta State. She had her primary and secondary education in Nwanoli and Ezemu Girls College, in Ubulu-Uku, before she proceeded to the Delta State University, Abraka, where she studied English and Literary Studies.

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