The police in Asaba, Delta state have arrested three police officers
and a driver attached to the senator representing Delta North, senator
Peter Nwobuoshi in connection with the alleged burgle of his Asaba
residence by unknown gunmen.
The hoodlum, it was gathered, invaded the senator’s house at the
early hours of Monday and allegedly carted away unspecified amount of
dollar and naira notes running into millions.
It was also gathered that the gunmen stole laptops, expensive
clothes, Jewelries and other valuables worth millions of naira.
According to sources, most of the stolen items belong to the wife of
The sources further disclosed that the operation lasted for about 30
minutes while the police and other security personnel on guard at the
senator’s house along Olaruwanju close, near Interbua, Asaba, the
state capital were no where to be found.
It was learnt however that the wife of the senator who was forced to
wake up while the hoodlums were looting, secretly contacted neighbors
who in turn shut sporadically into the air to scare away the “Bad
When contacted, the police public relations officer, DSP Andrew
Aniamaka who confirmed the report said the police are investigating
the matter to ascertain how the gunmen gain access into the house
According to Aniamaka, the GRA police division had taken up the matter
immediately it was reported, while the police who were posted to the place but were not on duty post would also face the music.
Nosa Akenzua, Asaba