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Police arrest 3 ‘cable vandals’ in Kaduna

The Police Command in Kaduna State said its operatives have arrested three suspected vandals with electricity aluminium cables in Saminaka  town in Lere Local Government…

The Police Command in Kaduna State said its operatives have arrested three suspected vandals with electricity aluminium cables in Saminaka  town in Lere Local Government Area of the state.

The command’s spokesperson, ASP Mansir Hassan, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Kaduna.

Hassan said on Sunday, at about 0400hrs, the command received information concerning the theft from a low-cost housing area on Kafanchan Road, Saminaka town that some unknown persons were seen with some electricity cables.

“Our patrol team was drafted to the area and the three suspects who hailed from Ungwan Bawa Area of the town were promptly arrested,” he said.

Hassan explained that the suspects were found to be in possession of some aluminium cables and cutlasses as at the time of their arrest.

According to him, they confessed to cutting the cables from electricity poles erected along Saminaka-Kafanchan road.

Hassan, who disclosed that Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) was promptly informed of the incident, said investigation was still ongoing.

He added that the suspects would be charged to court upon the completion of investigation. (NAN)

 

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