‘Pastor’, six others arrested
The police in Delta State have arrested seven persons, including a pastor, for alleged stealing aluminum roofing sheets valued at over N50 million.
Police spokesperson Tina Kalu said the police acting on a tip-off stormed Omirigboma, a suburb of Asaba, and arrested a suspect, identified as Charles Ikebisi.
Kalu said detectives got information that large quantities of aluminum sheets were discovered at Okwe community awaiting evacuation by buyers from Onitsha, Anambra State.
She said six persons were arrested at the scene.
Kalu identified the suspects as Egwu Sunday (24), Pastor Zephaniah Esiobu (54), Osita Uche (31).
Others are Hyginus Dibor (24), David Chukwunyere (32) and Obiorah Okeke (38).
Six hundred aluminum roofing sheets were recovered.