10 Arrested As Hoodlums Attack Truck, Loot Spaghetti


No fewer than 10 suspects have been arrested after hoodlums attacked a BUA truck conveying cartons of spaghetti at Dogarawa axis of Zaria-Kano expressway.

Kaduna Police spokesman ASP Mansir Hassan could not confirm the arrest but promised to get back when contacted by The Nation

Eyewitnesses said the incident occurred around 3:15pm after the driver parked the truck by the roadside to observe prayer at Dogarawa, a settlement on the outskirt of Zaria along the Zaria-Kaduna expressway.

Umar Shehu said as soon as the driver parked, the hoodlums started carting away the cartons of spaghetti from the truck.

Shehu said the hoodlums emptied the entire truckload of pasta before the arrival of the security operatives while the truck driver who could not stop the hoodlums wept profusely.

He said the unfortunate incident was the first of its kind in their community and environs.

“Not a single cartoon of the spaghetti was left by the hoodlums on the truck,” another eyewitness said.

He said a team of Police personnel deployed to the scene of the incident arrested about 10 of the suspected hoodlums.

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