The Lagos State Police command has nabbed a suspected illegal fuel bunker with multiple sacks laden with Premium Motor Spirits (PMS), in the Canoe area of Ejigbo, Lagos.
In a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, the culprit was apprehended on Thursday, 28 March, during a routine patrol, after spotting a Fiat Bus with two contrasting colours: painted in Lagos commercial colour at the front while the rest was painted in blue. In the course, two others escaped.
Elkana said that the suspect, Wasiu Oyewole, confessed to loading a bus with multiple sacks laden with Premium Motor Spirits which they got from a burst NNPC pipeline in Owutu area of Agric in Ikorodu, with an intention to send to their sales point at Ijegun area of the state.
The police spokesman confirmed efforts were ongoing to track down other accomplices who ran off.