Police nab five for vandalising Lagos Electricity Board cables

Five suspected cable vandals have been arrested by the police operatives attached to the Alausa Division of the Lagos State Police Command, for vandalizing Lagos State Electricity Board cables mounted around 7-Up Bottling Company, Alausa, Ikeja.

This was confirmed in a statement by Benjamin Hundeyin, Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Command on Thursday.

According to Hundeyin, Ukah Gabriel (29), Emmanuel Ajikula (29), Athanisus Lornumbe (28), Titus Akuha (18) and Felix Lornumbe ( 27) were arrested in the act on Monday, April 24, 2023 .

He said :” The suspects were arrested following receipt of credible intelligence on the suspicious movement of some hoodlums in the area. Tools and vandalized cables were recovered from the suspects.”

Hundeyin said that the suspected vandals have been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) for further investigation and prosecution.

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