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A 35-year-old man, Emmanuel Aaron, who went around vandalising telecommunication masts and power supply equipment, has been arrested by the police in Lagos State.
The Public Relations Officer of the state police command, Benjamin Hundeyin, in a statement on Sunday confirmed the arrest of the suspect.
The police image-maker said, “operatives of Meiran division of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested one Emmanuel Aaron ‘m’ aged 35 for vandalising a telecommunication mast in Isoto area of Meiran.”
Hundeyin also added that “the suspect, who was arrested on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, at about 3:05 am in response to a distress call about the presence of vandals at the mast, was found with twelve solar batteries already loaded in their operational bus, a Ford with registration number FKJ 519 YF.
“His conspirators (still at large) took to their heels upon sighting the policemen.”
The Lagos spokesperson also stated that an “investigation is ongoing to arrest fleeing conspirators. Suspects would be arraigned at the conclusion of investigations.
“The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, commends residents of Lagos State for always promptly alerting the authorities to suspicious person/happenings, assuring them that the Command would not relent in its resolve to continually make the state safe for everyone.”Follow us on social media