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Port Harcourt: 11 Shop Thieves Arrested In Diobu On Christmas Day

Port Harcourt: 11 Shop Thieves Arrested In Diobu On Christmas Day

The Police in Rivers State with support from youths of Nkpolu Orowuroko community, on Christmas day, arrested 11 suspected shop thieves at the Mile 3 Diobu axis of Port Harcourt.

The boys were arrested while allegedly attempting to rob shop owners at the Bayelsa line of the market on Saturday, December 25.

A source informed Newsmen that six of the hoodlums were detained at the Nkpolu Police Division, while 5 of them are currently with the Octopus strike force.

Chief Security Officer of Nkpolu Orowuroko community, Godstime Ihunwo in a chat with newsmen said the hoodlums would have succeeded but for the intervention of youths of the area and Police officers.
He also confirmed that the hoodlums attempted to snatch a rifle from a soldier attached to a construction company at Ikokwu.
He condemned the incident and warned residents to desist from such act or face the wrath of the law when caught.

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