Two Cable Vandals Arrested By Police In Lagos
This was disclosed in a statement issued on Monday by the Spokesman of the Lagos State Police Command, Benjamin Hundeyin, and posted on the Twitter handle of the command.
Hundeyin gave the names of the suspects as Akpan Fortune aged 28 and Stanley Umebuane aged 24.
He disclosed that they were arrested in Ikeja and Ikoyi on Sunday, November 6, 2022.
“Fortune was arrested in the morning on Acme Crescent, Agidingbi, Ikeja after accessing and vandalising telecommunication and generator cables in a substation in the area,” he said.
“Umebuane on his part was caught in the act by an RRS team on routine patrol on Sunday night at Gerrard Road, Ikoyi, digging up electricity cables with a shovel.
“Recovered from them were a shovel and different types of vandalised cables.”
POLICE ARREST CABLE VANDALS
Officers of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have arrested two cable vandals in different parts of Lagos.
The suspects, Akpan Fortune aged 28 and Stanley Umebuane aged 24 were arrested in Ikeja and Ikoyi on Sunday, November 6, 2022. pic.twitter.com/eWSHhorF1y
— Lagos State Police Command (@LagosPoliceNG) November 7, 2022
According to the police image maker, the Commander, of Rapid Response Squads (RRS), CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi has since transferred the suspects to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti for further investigation and prosecution.
In other news, Kanyi Daily reported how the Lagos police command arrested a traffic robber after dispossessing a motorist of valuables