Police recover tanker with 36,000 litres of petrol


Published on November 14, 2016 by pmnews   ·   No Comments



The Osun Police Command said it had recovered a tanker laden with 36,000 liters of petrol hijacked by armed robbers.

A statement by SP Folashade Odoro, the command Public Relations Officer, said the tanker, with number plate MKA 887 ZF, was hijacked along Ife/ Ilesha expressway by a gang of armed robbers.

The statement was made available to newsmen on Monday in Osogbo.

The PPRO said the driver of the tanker and his motor boy were rescued by the police.

She said that the Safer Highway Police Patrol team 014 led by Insp. Oyeogbe Ojekere, responded promptly to a distress call by the driver when the tanker was hijacked.

She said that the team recovered the tanker with its content intact.

Odoro said the hijackers escaped into the bush on sighting the police team.

She said that the state Commissioner of Police Mr Fimihan…

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