From Nosa Akenzua, Asaba
Burglars operating in Oleh community in Delta State on Sunday evening allegedly stole goods worth millions of naira and N800,000 cash Oleh community is under Isoko South Local Government Area currently facing the siege of burglars have many a time allegedly murdered security guards attached to their targets.
But the Sunday’s incident, it was gathered, was a well furnished and luxuriantly designed salon shop owned by a wife of a prominent politician in the area .
The burglars were said to have during wee hours broke into the shop where they found hair styling and make ups materials including the accessories they allegedly moved away with in the operation.
“We are shocked to see our shop broke into by unidentified burglars, and the burglars removed accessories and other materials worth millions of naira including N800,000 that was left inside a drawer” Rosemary Efejiro, an apprentice said.
The owner of the shop who spoke to journalists in the area on condition of anonymity said the matter was reported to the police at Oleh Police Division who are investigating the incident.
Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Onovuwakpoyeya Onome who confirmed the incident said investigation was ongoing to ensure the burglars are arrested
“We are also investigating similar traders who sell fried yams and Akara who pretended to be customers but grabbed her bag containing huge sums of money and disappeared” Onome said.
Meanwhile, the council boss, Sir Constantine Ikpokpo has called on security agents to intensify security in order to ensure the safety of lives and property of the people.