Nigeria: Two suspects captured for cable robbery
By Ahmad Hadizat Omayoza, Mamos Nigeria
A few occupants of Writers Bequest Stage 1 in the Arepo region of the Obafemi Owode Neighborhood Government Area of Ogun State were tossed into obscurity in the early long periods of Saturday when a few people vandalized and took a few cables nearby.
Security operatives, nonetheless, prevailed with regards to capturing two of the suspects.
PUNCH Metro discovered that the suspected criminals showed up at the home around 6.30am and started vandalizing and taking electric cables.
Our journalist accumulated that security agents monitoring the phase prevailed with regards to capturing two suspects around 7.30am.
In addition, Punch Metro learned that the theft had rendered some areas of the estate inaccessible.
An onlooker let our journalist know that the Electricity Distribution Company had visited the region to evaluate the degree of the harm.
Mr. Oludare Mayowa, one of the residents, stated, “The matter is already at the Wawa Police Division.” The suspects were captured this (Saturday) morning by our safety officers.
“We took them to the police headquarters. We have OPC individuals watching our home. They were detained by OPC members as they attempted to flee with the stolen cables. They were three numbers. The other individual who drove them into the domain hopped on a bike and took off.
“They vandalized one of the transformers in our domain. Occupants who are associated with that specific transformer have been tossed into the dimness since the occurrence. The Ikeja Electric staff has arrived right away to evaluate the situation. We will be hanging tight for them to tell us precisely how we are to help power to be reestablished to the impacted local area.”
Reached, state Police Advertising Official, SP Omolola Odutola, who affirmed the episode to our journalist on Monday, said the two suspects had been charged to court and remanded at the Oba Remedial Center.
“The case has been charged to court today (Monday) and the suspects have been remanded in Oba Restorative Center,” Odutola said.