A member of the National Youth Service Corps serving in Kogi State has
been arrested for allegedly breaking an ATM of a new generation bank
with the intention to steal from it.
suspect, Akah Tersoo, was arrested with an accomplice, Godwin Idih. The
duo were among 36 suspects arrested in the last one week in the state.
Commissioner of Police, Wilson Inalegwu, spoke on Tuesday while
presenting his scorecard since he took over the force leadership in the
He said Idih and Tersoo were caught on April 26, 2017, at
about 2:30am while breaking the ATM belonging to Ecobank with a digger
and an axe.
He said, “My men, who were on a patrol duty, noticed
suspicious movements at a branch of Ecobank on Ganaja Junction, Lokoja,
and stopped to observe.
“On close examination, they saw two
individuals who were later identified as Godwin Idih and Akah Tersoo,
breaking the ATM with a digger and an axe. The team promptly intercepted
and arrested the suspects with the exhibits.
“But sadly, one of the suspects is a serving corps member.”