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They had received a report from one Bature Ibrahim, a truck driver with the Dangote Group of Companies, that while trying to park his truck with registration number DAS. 690 ZY loaded with 900 bags of cement at Okpella in Edo State,  four armed men emerged from the bush, dragged him and his conductor into the bush, gave them several machete cuts and tied them with rope, then made away with the truck.

According to a statement by the command’s spokesman, DSP Edafe Bright, the divisional patrol team from Otu-Jeremi Police Station while on stop and search duty along Egbo/Otokutu road had received information that four suspected armed robbers who had earlier snatched two vehicles: a gold-coloured Toyota Camry with registration number RSH 291 AW and a custom coloured Lexus 350 SUV with registration number WWR 737 KL had abandoned the vehicles at Otokutu community due to suspected mechanical faults and were escaping in a tricycle.

He said the fire affected “only a part of the control engine room” and that fire service men were called immediately and the fire was put out.