Three Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation, NNPC mega station Hotoro staff have been arrested in Kano State on Monday over alleged involvement in a robbery incident which led to the snatching of N16 million belonging to the NNPC mega station.
According to the Kano Police Command’s spokesman, SP Magaji Musa Majiya, the three NNPC staff, including a cashier and two supervisors, have since been apprehended in connection with the robbery incident.
According to him, investigations have since commenced in order to arrest their accomplice.
“The incident happened around 8 am when the staff were conveying the money to one of the commercial banks in the area when the suspected armed robbers were said to have attacked the vehicle conveying the money and snatched one of the sacks containing about N16 million,” he said.
It was gathered that there was N26 million in the two sacks when the incident happened and the robbers took away one of the sacks containing the money.
The hoodlums were said to have shot sporadically in the air to scare people away before fleeing the area.