Following the countless warehouse break-ins by hoodlums across the nation to loot COVID-19 palliative, another report of warehouse break-in just reached OduNews.com and we can confirm that the attempt was foiled by the Police.
A set of hoodlums got a tip that the Art and Culture building in Abuja serves a warehouse to COVID-19 palliatives and they made move to the venue, unfortunately for them, the DSS also got the information relatively the same time and they rushed down to the place.
Accompanying the DSS, were the police and army, and with this heavy security presence, the hoodlums were dispersed. OduNews.com gathered that gunfirein the air and teargas were used in dispersing these suspected hoodlums. No one was injured in the process.
As of the time of this report, the area, which is known as the commercial hub of the city, had been deserted while security operatives surrounded the building.
The incident led to commotion as traders and passersby scampered for safety.
There have been several reports of looting of COVID-19 palliatives in many states of the country by thugs following the outburst of violence occasioned by the killing of peaceful protesters in the Lekki Toll Gate area of Lagos by the Nigerian Army on Tuesday night.
The slain demonstators were demanding an end to police brutality and state repression when their lives were cut short by soldiers.