Police arrest 3 transformer vandals in Niger

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The Police Command in Niger state on Monday said it had arrested a three-man gang, suspected to be responsible for vandalism of transformers in Tunga, in Chanchaga Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.
The Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Mohammadu Abubakar, made the disclosure in a statement in Minna.
He said the suspects were arrested by police detectives attached to Tudun Wada Division for vandalism of a transformer at Kolawole road in Tunga.
According to him, the suspects confessed to the crime during investigation.
“Exhibits recovered include eight pieces of armored cables valued at N1.2 million.”
Abubakar assured the public that the police would continue to protect lives and property in the state.
He solicited the support of residents by giving useful and timely information to security agencies in the state for prompt action.( NAN)

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