Police parade 5 people for alleged theft, destruction of NPA properties in Port Harcourt

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The commissioner of police, Eastern Port command CP, Tami Peterside has paraded five people accused of theft and destruction of properties of the port.

The suspects were paraded on Wednesday at the premises of the NPA in Port Harcourt.

CP Peterside said the suspects had been operating for “several months before they were trailed and caught during an operation” in Bua area of the state.

The commissioner said some of the items stolen by the suspects cost as much as N20 million.

She also promised that the suspects would be prosecuted to serve as a warning to other criminals.

The suspects, however, denied involvement in the crime, adding that the “were on the waters ways for some totally different.”

Some of the items recovered from the suspects include; canoe, three gas cylinders, two spanners, rusted iron fillings and wheat.

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