Lagos Taskforce recovers stolen goats from abandoned vehicle

The suspected stolen goats recovered by Lagos Task Force
The suspected stolen goats recovered by Lagos Task Force

By Isa Isawade

Task Force men of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit, have recovered from an abandoned vehicle four goats suspected stolen.

The vehicle was abandoned Wednesday by the occupants, who fled when they were interdicted by the operatives for contravening Lagos traffic law at Ikorodu.

The vehicle with plate number AAA 743 EZ was driven on the BRT corridor.

According to the Enforcement Team leader DSP Anthony Abutu who recovered the goats, the team was on a security monitoring operation in Ikorodu axis when they intercepted a Blue Toyota Camry.

He said the driver and his passenger immediately abandoned the vehicle and ran away.

This action of the two men, according him, raised suspicion among the team which led to a search of the vehicle.

The search led to the discovery of the four goats.

They were found with their mouths covered. Also found in the booth were some food items .

The Task Force members suspected the items were all stolen.

Mr. Adebayo Taofiq, head of the public affairs unit, asked the real owners of the goats to come to the Agency’s office at Bolade, Oshodi for their collection.