Crime: Police officer-in-charge arrested for theft.
A member of the Nigeria police force,An officer in-charge of Nasarawa transport system,with rank of an SP has been arrested by joint effort of the police special anti-robbery squad and The Nigeria civil defense.
The arrest was made on Friday 17th for the theft of transformer materials while departing Lafia for Jos.
A police officer who spoke with nasafocus told us explained how it all happened.
“Information had reached the Civil defense about the man and in order to arrest the the man due to his high rank effort of the police was needed to make the arrest,while departing Lafia for Jos on Friday he was apprehended and while approaching he on the police siren.
“He tried to play some tricks as a police officer bit failed, he was carrying a police van with the stolen materials and cover them with fire woods”he said.
He also told nasafocus correspondent how SP Garba has been running the business.
” the man has about twelve boys who does the operations and when succeed they will take the materials to Jos for sale”
Nasafocus gathered that SP Garba,Officer In-charge of transportation, Nasarawa command has only one year to retire from service,he is currently in detention at the police area command in lafia.