Rivers Police Command recovers N60 million stolen by bullion van driver

Rivers Police Command recovers N60 million stolen by bullion van driver

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 11:53 am


The stolen cash

The stolen cash


Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt

Rivers State Police Command said it had spread its dragnet to nab the syndicate behind the stolen over N60 million naira cash by a driver working for a bullion van company that many commercial banks engage in the state.

The deputy commissioner of police, Rivers State Command, Uche Anozie told journalists that the driver of the bullion van absconded with the money after the commercial bank hired the bullion van to convey its cash from Aba to Port Harcourt branch last Friday.

DCP Uche Anozie said that based on credible intelligence, the huge sum of money was found in a parked vehicle at a popular hotel in Port Harcourt by a security man.

The deputy commissioner of Police, Uche Anozie, warned commercial bank operators to always attach their officials in any hired bullion van conveying their cash

At the time of filing the report, no arrest has been made as the driver of the bullion van and the complainer are both at large.

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