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5 Cable thieves nabbed in Lagos

The Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police command has arrested five suspected telecommunication cable thieves in Ikoyi, Lagos. According to Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Benjamin Hundeyin,”they are: Yekini Mohammed,52, Mohammed Abdullahi, 37, Tukur Mukaila, 42, Abdulrazaq Abdulrahmon,25, and Danladi Nura,45.

“The suspects were arrested at about 2:30am on Wednesday, September 8, 2022, by police officers on patrol at Oyinkan Abayomi, off Alexander Road, Ikoyi, with a white Volkswagen T4 bus, with registration number, KTU 357 YF.
“The suspects had dug up a 20-metre long telecommunication cable which they were about to move into the white bus. Also found in their possession were two diggers and two shovels.

“On interrogation, the driver of the bus, Yekini Mohammed, explained that he was invited to the location by others who are scrap and metal dealers to pick up scrap materials at different areas in Victoria Island, and Ikoyi,for delivery at Lakulaku, Obalende, where they sell them off.

“Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Abiodun Alabi, has directed that the case be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID), Panti for further investigation

The Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police command has arrested five suspected telecommunication cable thieves in Ikoyi, Lagos. According to Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Benjamin Hundeyin,”they are: Yekini Mohammed,52, Mohammed Abdullahi, 37, Tukur Mukaila, 42, Abdulrazaq Abdulrahmon,25, and Danladi Nura,45.

“The suspects were arrested at about 2:30am on Wednesday, September 8, 2022, by police officers on patrol at Oyinkan Abayomi, off Alexander Road, Ikoyi, with a white Volkswagen T4 bus, with registration number, KTU 357 YF.
“The suspects had dug up a 20-metre long telecommunication cable which they were about to move into the white bus. Also found in their possession were two diggers and two shovels.

“On interrogation, the driver of the bus, Yekini Mohammed, explained that he was invited to the location by others who are scrap and metal dealers to pick up scrap materials at different areas in Victoria Island, and Ikoyi,for delivery at Lakulaku, Obalende, where they sell them off.

“Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Abiodun Alabi, has directed that the case be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID), Panti for further investigation

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