Cases of car theft seems to be on increase around the Moscow road, axis, PortHarcourt,Rivers state outside the court premise.
One of the victim of car theft,Mr Nsiegbe Victor who was supin by a judge to come an testify in a matter before the judge on 26th May,2022 in an interview with our reporter said he packed his four runner Jeep outside the court, opposite Police clinic in Moscow road before going inside the Court.
Mr Nsiegbe said he was surprised not to find his vehicle when he came out of the court.Mr Nsiegbe disclosed that he went to control room at Police headquarters in Moscow road where the officers radio other stations to check vehicle that has the kind of particulars of his vehicle on the road but all efforts made to recover his vehicle proved abortive.
He disclosed that he later went to Central Police Station (CPS) for proper documentation .
Mr Nsiegbe revealed that he was shocked to learn at the Police facility when he went back days after that about ten cars were stolen at that area he packed his vehicle within that week including that of lawyers and a magistrate.
He called for improvement of security outside the court premise to forestall the re-occuring incident.The spokesperson for the Rivers State Police command, DSP Grace Iringe Koko was to respond to text messages sent to her mobile phone on enquiry into the incident.