June 17, 2024

June 17, 2024

Police Arrest Man For Stealing Transformer Cables In Lagos

The Police in Lagos State have arrested a 27-year-old man, Abubakar Haruna, for allegedly stealing cables from a transformer in the Onikan area of the state.

Police spokesperson in the state, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest in a post he shared on his X handle on Saturday.

Hundeyin said Police operatives stormed the scene of the crime after receiving a distress call and apprehended the suspect.

“Following a distress call, officers of Onikan Division arrested the suspect after he jumped into a compound and cut off cables from the transformer within the premises.

“He was arrested with a machete, two saws and pliers,” the image maker said.

The spokesperson said that investigations into the case was ongoing.

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