Suspected petrol thief dies inside tanker in Lagos

Airtel Nigeria Call services
Social sharing

The Director of Lagos State Fire Service, Mr Rasak Fadipe, on Tuesday said they recovered two bodies from a petrol tanker and a deep well on Monday in the state. He told newsmen on Tuesday that an unidentified man, who attempted to steal petrol inside a stationary tanker, was suffocated by the fumes and died.

 

“The tanker was parked opposite Morogbo Police Station, along the Badagry Expressway. The dead man was removed at about 5pm on Monday and was handed over to Morogbo police men,” he said In another development, the service also recovered the body of another unidentified man, who fell into a deep well of about 150 feet on Monday night. Fadipe, who said that the incident happened at Iju Isahga area of the state, stressed that it took them many hours before they retrieved the body.

 

“We got information that a male adult fell into a deep well of about 150ft deep at Iju Road, besides Skye Bank. Our men mobilized and went there immediately, but were able to retrieve the body many hours later on Monday.

“The well is located at a virgin land, no one knows what the victim was looking for before falling into the well,” he said.

– Daily times

About 9News Nigeria 6737 Articles
9News Nigeria, Global Breaking News Platform, News from Nigeria, News from Africa, Nigerian News, African News

Be the first to comment

Leave your comment

UBA Bank
  • Cardi B Explains Why She Is Filling For divorce From Her Husband, Offset

    Social sharing

    Social sharingAmerican rapper, Cardi B, has explained why she is filling for divorce from her Migos rapper husband, Offset. The rapper gave the explanation via Read more

  • Wizkid to Drop ‘Made In Lagos’ Album Soon

    Social sharing

    Social sharingNigerian music sensation, Ayodeji Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid, is set to release his long awaited album titled ‘Made In Lagos’. Although the singer Read more

  • BBNaija: “It Was A Sad Moment For Me” – Erica Writes About Her Disqualification

    Social sharing

    Social sharing“It was a sad moment for me” Erica Nlewedim writes in first Instagram post since being disqualified from the Big Brother Naija reality show. Read more

  • BREAKING!!Nigerian lesbian movie “Ife” dares Censors Board, set for release

    Social sharing

    Social sharing Nigerian lesbian movie “Ife” produced by Pamela Adie and directed by Uyaiedu Ikpe-Etim is set for release despite stern warning from Nigerian Film Read more

  • Nollywood Actress Chika Ike, Replies Regina Daniels’ Mother, “I’m Not Ready To Be 7th Wife To Ned Nwoko.”

    Social sharing

    Social sharing I’m not about to become anyone’s 7th wife – Chika Ike sets the record straight on dating Regina Daniels’ husband, Ned Nwoko Nollywood Read more