By; ONYEKACHUKWU MELUWA, Warri
Suspected thieves on Sunday night attacked Oghior Market in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State and burgled into a shop owned by a female journalist, Success Okuchemiya and stole a mobile phone worth one hundred thousand Naira.
AUTHENTIC NEWS DAILY gathered that the incident occurred on Saturday night.
The journalist cum businesswoman who expressed sadness over the incident, said the suspected thieves gained access into the market that’s being guarded by four mobile policemen.
Success, an Assistant Editor with the South-South Magazine who conducted our correspondent round the market, said, “the thieves burgled into my shop through the ceiling and stole a mobile phone from the point (manhole) at which they gained access.
“I and other traders pay one thousand Naira security fee monthly,” she said, insisting that the Security Operatives on guard duty must be held responsible for any damages and lost traders suffered as a result of the ugly incident.
“I have drew the attention of the policemen on guard duty as well as the market master who came to the scene of incident but there was no positive response from them as one of them claimed the robbers came through the back of the market.
According to Success, “the security operatives are trying to absolve themselves of complicity or any wrong doing in the matter.
“I have tendered photographs of my shop and manhole through which the thieves burgled into my shop. I will incident the matter at the Ovwian/Aladja Police Station”. Success added.