2 Arrested in Enugu for specializing in stealing water tank
The Enugu State police command has arrested two suspects identified as Chiegeonu Eze aged 22 and Obinna Ezeugwu aged 23, who allegedly specializes in stealing water tanks in Amube-Ohum in Orba community of Udenu Local Government Area.
The duo who steal the tanks from building construction sites in the community, were arrested on April 23, while attempting to steal two tanks from a site on the said date. The two (2) tanks and seven (7) others were recovered from them, while their confessional statements led to the further recovery of seventeen (17) others from one of their receivers of the stolen tanks, who is at large.
Confirming their arrest, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, said the owners of the tanks have been identifying them, while upon conclusion of the investigation, the suspects were arraigned in court and accordingly remanded to Nsukka Custodial Centre for further hearing.
4 arrested for stealing railway track
In the quest to suppress the unceasing vandalism of government property across the country, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said it has arrested four suspected rail track vandals in Nasarawa State.CSC Babawale Afolabi, NSCDC National Public Relations Officer, in a statement said the Commandant General’s Special Intelligence Squad intercepted an articulated DAF truck conveying large quantities of vandalised rail track iron concealed inside iron s...
2 arrested for stealing diesel from govt generator
Around 6:30 pm on Tuesday, Ekiti Command Rapid Response Squad (RRS), while on patrol along NTA Road, Ado Ekiti, arrested one Joseph Danjuma with a 25-liter jerrycan containing diesel suspected to have been stolen.During interrogation, the suspect confessed to having stolen the diesel from the government generator plant located along NTA road powering the street lights in Ado metropolis.The suspect confessed to having been stealing diesel from the generator plant and...
4 arrested for stealing goat in Gombe
In Gombe state, the police has arrested four men identified as Hassan Adamu,18; Abdulaziz Abubakar, 20; and Abdullahi Shuaibu, 25 and one other, for allegedly stealing goats.Confirming their arrest to newsmen, the state Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Mahid Abubakar, said the gang usually operated in a tricycle.“Men of the Gombe division acted on an intelligence report on a syndicate of thieves that specialised in using tricycles to steal goats from Malam Inna...
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