Policeman, 5 others arrested for vandalism

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ADO – EKITI – The in Ekiti on Monday said it had arrested a police corporal and five other suspects over alleged vandalism.

The suspects allegedly vandalised a fibre optic cable belonging to a telecommunication operating in the country.

A statement issued in Ado-Ekiti by the Officer of the NSCDC in the , Afolabi Tolulope, described the suspects as those that had consistently been wreaking havoc on public utilities in Ikere Ekiti.[eap_ad_2]

The statement also said the police officer was serving in the Oyo State Police Command before he was apprehended.

The NSCDC statement said the officer and gang members were arrested by soldiers serving in Ikere Ekiti in a tunnel after rigorous combing of a surrounding bush.

It said a Nissan Micra with registration AK 275 LND and other equipment were recovered the suspects.

The statement said those arrested would soon be charged to .

It warned electrical and communication contractors as well as vendors in the state to desist from buying vandalised cables. (NAN)[eap_ad_3]