POLICE ARREST CABLE VANDALS
Published by Streetwise Media
Operatives of the Lagos State command have arrested two cable vandals in different parts of Lagos.
In a press statement e-signed and released to the National Association of Online Security News Publishers, NAOSNP by the Command’s Spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin stated that, “Officers of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have arrested two cable vandals in different parts of Lagos.”
According to the statement, “The suspects, Akpan Fortune aged 28 and Stanley Umebuane aged 24 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 vandalizing telecommunication and generator cables in a substation in the area.
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 vandalized cables.
Meanwhile, 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.