Police Arrests Woman, 2 Others For Transformer Vandalism And Theft
Information reaching Naija News House says that Police Arrests Woman, 2 Others For Transformer Vandalism And Theft
Three suspects were arrested over alleged transformer vandalism and theft of PHCN electric copper wire valued at N700,000 in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara state.
The suspects arrested by operatives of the Zamfara State Police Command were identified as Zainab Aliyu, Usama Usman and Saifullahi Aminu.
They confessed to the crime and further mentioned their receivers who bought the stolen properties at the rate of N97,000, police said in a statement released by the State Police Commissioner, Ayuba Elkanah.
According to him, investigation is on with a view to arrest the receivers. He said;
“On 28th December, 2021 the side manager attached to PHCN office Tsafe, reported at Tsafe Divisional Police Station that, on the same date at about 0200hrs, some persons went to a transformer located at Emir’s Palace area of Tsafe LGA, where they vandalized and removed away electric copper wire valued at seven hundred thousand naira (N700,000)”
“On receiving the report, police swung into action and commenced a discreet investigation that led to the arrest of the above mentioned suspects on 1st January, 2022,”
“On interrogation, the suspects confessed to the crime and further mentioned their receivers who bought the stolen properties at the rate of ninety seven thousand naira (N97,000) only.
“Investigation is in progress with a view to apprehending the receivers of the stolen properties, before being charged to court for prosecution.”