Sunday, December 6, 2015

2 DSS operatives arrested over N310m robbery

The Department of State Services (DSS) has arrested two of its five staff involved in the November 20 robbery of N310 million from a Bureau De Change, in Abuja.
While two DSS staff have been arrested, the three remaining gang of robbers are a large.
According to Tony Opuiyo, DSS spokesperson, “the Military Authorities have commenced a detailed investigation of five (5) of its personnel involved in the crime.”Preliminary investigations have revealed that Abdulrasheed Ahmadu Maigari of the DSS, conspired with four other colleagues of his namely: Solomon Inusa, Peter Okoye, Patrick Ishaya and George Mwatapwa Ibbi, to carry out this reprehensible act.
The five military personnel were led by one Capt. Hussein Ishaku MSHELIA. Meanwhile, the Service has arrested Maigari and Ibbi and Mshelia equally arrested by the Army authorities. Efforts are ongoing to apprehend those still at large.”
“A total of Sixty-Six Million Four Hundred and Thirty Seven Thousand, Four Hundred and Forty-five Naira (N66,437,445.00) and Six Thousand Two Hundred Dollars ($6,200) have so far been recovered, while efforts are being made to recover the remaining amounts. It is to be noted that security agencies now act in concert, thus the joint investigation
undertaken with the Police, Army and the DSS.”

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