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Plateau Gives Looters 48 Hours To Return COVID-19 Palliatives



Ganiyat Ganiyu 

The Plateau State Government has given looters 48 hours to return stolen COVID-19 palliatives in their possession.

The State Police Command in a statement on Monday by the Acting Spokesman of the State Police Command, Donbey Peters, described the act as criminal, noting that the looters should return the stolen palliatives before Wednesday.

The statement read, “Sequel to the ugly occurrences that bedevilled some parts of the state particularly Jos North and Jos South LGAs, the Commissioner of Police Plateau State Command, CP Edward Egbuka, has condemned in totality the breaking and looting into government warehouses, shops and private houses of individuals by hoodlums and other criminals within Jos and Bukuru metropolis under the guise of #EndSARS protests.

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“He described it as an act of criminality aimed at truncating the tireless efforts of the police and other security agencies on the Plateau. This has led to the arrest of over a hundred persons.

“He stated that the Government of Plateau State is giving these looters the grace to return immediately, every looted item to the nearest local government office not later than Wednesday 28/10/2020. Anyone found in possession of any looted item after this date will be arrested and brought to book.”

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