The Police Command in Kebbi has arrested five persons for alleged diversion of a truck loaded with 132 veils of USAID mosquito nets meant for distribution in Bagudo Local Government Area.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Mustapha Suleiman, told journalists in Birnin Kebbi on Friday that the suspects were intercepted in April in Jega Local Government Area while trying to divert the truck.
“We have arrested five suspects in connection with the crime.
“The truck contains 132 veils loaded with the nets for Bagudo local government area,” he said.
According to him, the investigation is still on as the chief suspect is still at large but four of the suspects were arraigned in court for prosecution.
“Three of the suspects have already pleaded guilty of the offence,” the PPRO said.