Enugu police nab two over electric transformer vandalism,recover exhibits

By AdvocateNews on 25/06/2019

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 980

Amaraizu
Amaraizu

Operatives of the Enugu state police command  have arrested two notorious electric transformer vandals responsible for throwing some communities in Udi local government area into darkness. 

The suspects, according to the command's spokesman, Ebere Amaraizu, were identified as one Jude Chibuoke and Chigozie Egwuonwu.

He said that they (suspects)were allegedly involved in nefarious activities ranging from vandalization of electric transformer components such as cable uprisers to other criminal acts within Udi area and its environs.

The power cable vandalism  has kept residents of some rural communities in total darkness for several months as replacement of stolen equipment  is usually very difficult owing to the high cost. 

Amaraizu said the suspects were apprehended within Umumba axis of Ezeagu local government area of the state with the exhibits while trying to make their way to Onitsha, Anambra state.

"Further intelligence gathered revealed that suspect Jude Chibuoke is a notorious electric transformer vandal, who specializes on targeting isolated community transformers without power supply and vandalizing their components and uprisers and taken same to his standby buyers just as Chigozie Egwuonwu assists to convey him and the exhibits with motorcycle.

"The state Commissioner of Police, Suleiman Bakarabe has directed a full scale investigations into the unfortunate incident with a view to unmasking more suspects involved in the alleged unwholesome act," he added. 

Amaraizu stated that the suspects were already helping the operatives of the command  in their investigations.

 

Posted 25/06/2019 04:00:33 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

You may also like...
EFCC to begin prosecution of outgoing governors

Abdulrahman replaces Enugu Police Commissioner

Offa Bank Robbery: Saraki has Case to Answer...

Payment of $462m for fighter jets, impeachable offence,...

Restructuring: 1999 constitution designed against Igbo – Nwodo...

My wife was pushed inside when she tried...

NAFDAC orders recall of EVA Water over safety...

Nnoli Nnaji picks PDP ticket for Nkanu East/Nkanu...

Tribunal hears Atiku, PDP’s motion seeking access to...

Ekweremadu donates to Gombe IDP Camps, fetes Enugu...

Reminiscences, as Nnamani Extols Ekweremadu

PDP receives 5,558 APC defectors in Kaduna

 

Latest News Jihadists execute four hostages in Nigeria – NGO Kogi Election: 250 policemen protest non payment of duty allowances Oshiomhole placed under 'house arrest' FG freezes Sahara Reporters’ bank account Electricity workers suspend nationwide strike DSS invites Newsdiary Online Publisher over investigative story Nigerian man hacked US govt, gave his Family, Friends Permanent Citizenship Final year student of Kogi university shot dead Boko Haram releases new video, kills soldiers, policeman Fed Govt begs Nigerians over bad roads Sowore: Reps to probe DSS invasion of Federal High Court Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer sues Police demands N2bn compensation

 

Most Read Full Text of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s 2016 Budget Speech (15,949 views) Ex-Heads of State will protect Jonathan from persecution —Kukah (15,712 views) ASUU strike: Senate intervention ends in deadlock (14,900 views) Ugwuanyi commends FG’s siting of ICT University in Enugu (13,872 views) All you need to know about Peter Obi, PDP VP Candidate (13,699 views) Sickle cell support group seeks lgovernment intervention (12,928 views) Ebonyi bans embalming of corpses in homes (12,683 views) DEMOCRACY DAY: President Muhammadu Buhari’s full speech (11,793 views) The Big Kick-off: World greatest sports fiesta begins in Russia (11,361 views) France wins 2018 World Cup Final (11,282 views) England beat Spain to win U17 World Cup final (11,261 views) Israel serves quit notice to African illegal migrants (11,075 views)

 

SECTIONS NEWS (2,046) EDITORIAL (9) POLITICS (440) SOCIETY (116) SPORTS (24) BUSINESS (293) HEALTH (20) EDUCATION (29) ENTERTAINMENT (17) INTERNATIONAL (46) TECHNOLOGY (1) COLUMNISTS (0) LETTERS (1) OPINION (18)

 

 

Julius Agwu - Crazy Interview Demands