– Vandalizing story emerging
Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole on patrol at the outskirts of Maiduguri metropolis, Borno State at about 1.20am today, August 15, arrested 4 suspected vandals of critical national assets in the area.
The patrol team, intercepted Aliyu Jubril, 24 years old man, who is also a member of National Youth Service Corps, Ismail Baba, 22 years old and a student of Ramat Polytechnic, Mohammed Suleiman,
aged 25, a driver and Mohammed Bukar aged 15, and assistant to the driver, at Silo along Maiduguri-Damboa road while attempting to cart away heavy armoured cable belonging to Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) that they vandalized.
They lifted and loaded the heavy cables in a truck using a crane with registration number 09B-15BO before their arrest.
One of the suspects came with a Honda Accord car (2001 model) with registration number GA 544-ABC in a bid to escort to an undisclosed location. The suspects are being interrogated and would soon be handed over to the appropriate security agency.