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Police recovers N1.3m, arrest robbers in Yenagoa


The Bayelsa Police Command said  on Friday that  it recovered  N1.3 million cash from robbers following a distress call by members of the public in Opolo area of Yenagoa.

Mr Asinim Butswat, a Deputy Superintendent of  Police (DSP) and  Public Relations Officer of the command, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that  the suspects who were arrested in the act, operated with a tricycle for easy escape.

“On the 30 March, 2017 at about 1500hrs, one Wero Paul 32 and Innocent Uche 34, broke the window of a Nissan Xterra at Market Square Premises Opolo.

“They stole about N1.3 million  belonging to one Pastor Andy Sese,” he said.

Butswat said that the Police responded swiftly and arrested the thieves.

“The sum of N1.3 million and their get-away tricycle with REG NO. ASK 540 QO  were recovered,” he said.

“Investigation is ongoing,” the Police Spokesman said.