- The criminals were alleged to have carted away unspecified amount of dollar and naira notes running into millions
- Three police officers and a driver attached to the Senator are said to have been arrested by the police in connection with the alleged burgle
Gunmen have allegedly invaded the house of Peter Nwobuoshi, the Senator representing Delta North at the Senate, carting away unspecified amount of dollar and naira notes running into millions.
The gunmen also allegedly stole laptops, expensive clothes, jewelries and other valuables worth millions of naira.
The criminals were said to have invaded the Senator's house on Monday, October 9.
It was also alleged that most of the stolen items belonged to the wife of the senator.
Sources disclosed that the operation lasted for about 30 minutes, while the police and other security personnel on guard at the senator’s house along Olanrewaju close, near Interbua, Asaba, were no where to be found, the Guardian reports.
However, three police officers and a driver attached to the Senator have been arrested by the police in connection with the alleged burgle.
DSP Andrew Aniamaka, the police spokesman while confirming the report said the police are investigating the matter to ascertain how the gunmen gained access into the house unchallenged.
Meanwhile, Onlinenigeria.com had reported that Senator Peter Nwaoboshi representing Delta North asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to prove that he actually took a loan of N1.2 billion from the Nexim Bank.
Nwaoboshi asked the EFCC to produce documents indicting him in the said loan arguing that he was never involved in the issue.
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