The Ogun State police command has burst a gang of Pipeline Vandals at AkuteOdo by Ishasi Creek Akute in Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State when some Vandals were operating on the Creek on Wednesday 23rd Dec 2015 at 0100hrs.
The Police operatives attached to Ota Area Command and Ajuwon Division acting on information moved to the Creek and met the Vandals in the act but fled into the sea on sighting the police team leaving behind their 4 (four) operational Boats /Boat engines, 7(seven) vehicles, 30(thirty) 50 liters’ Jerry cans with petrol (PMS) etc.In the same vein, the police operatives attached to Ogijo Division of the command have intercepted a full loaded truck of petrol suspected to be vandalized product on Friday 25th at 0330hrs.
The driver of the truck jumped into the bush on sighting the police and abandoned the truck. The truck is presently in the Police Custody for further Investigation.The command is mindful of the possible increase in activities of Vandals at this period due to the present fuel crises. Thus, the police command has put in place measures to protect all vulnerable points and installations and subdue any form of vandalization in the state.
The Commissioner of Police has however commended the police operatives and members of the public, who alerted the police of the criminal acts of Vandals, for their patriotism and selfless Service. He has ordered thorough investigation into the matter and directed that the hoodlums be apprehended without delay. CP Abdulmajid Ali therefore assured the good people of Ogun state of proper and efficient policing of the state particularly during this Yuletide period and even beyond.