Monday, 15 February 2016


A police inspector attached to ‘A’ Division Police
Station Asaba, Delta State has landed in trouble for
allegedly stealing computer printer reportedly
recovered from robbery suspects.
It was gathered that trouble started for the police
inspector when the principal of Illah Mixed
Grammar School, Illah in Oshimili Local
Government Area of the state, petitioned the police
commissioner over the alleged theft.
The petition dated October 12, 2015, a copy of
which was made available to our correspondent,
stated that the police inspector allegedly stole the
computer printer recovered from robbery
The petitioner, Mrs. Esther Ilobi, stated that during
the first quarter of 2014 a burglary at a house in
Illah Community where the property of Illah Mixed
Grammar School were kept for security reasons
was reported at the police station.
The items said to have been removed by the
thieves included a desktop computer, flat screen
monitor, Keyboard, computer printer and a
All of these items where recovered through the
help of an investigating officer, Ms. Ndidi Ejeh, who
was later transferred to Lagos.
The petitioner added that after the investigation
was concluded, those accused of the crime were
arraigned, convicted and sentenced.
The petitioner, however, said that among the items
that were taken to court, the printer was missing,
and the inspector claimed he did not know where it
was, alleging that it might have been taken away
by the former IPO in the case before judgment was
The police commissioner in the state, Mr. Alkali
Usman, said the petition “is already receiving
attention, the police will ensure a thorough
investigation in the petition.”


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