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6 Man Gang Of Telecom Vandals Arrested By Police And Recovered 21 MTN Mast Batteries


Police in Rivers State has nabbed 6 suspects caught vandalizing a telecom installation of MTN

A statement Issued by the Public Relation Officer of the Rivers State Police Command DSP Nnamdi Omoni said the six suspects were caught at the early hours of 15/6/19, by the Anti Robbery Patrol Team of the Special Area Police Station, Rumuokoro in Obio/Akpor LGA,

According to the Statement ‘’working with a local vigilante group, smashed a six-man criminal gang and arrested the hoodlums that specialize in vandalizing critical Government infrastructure and other installations’’.

They are: Uloma Ajaba ‘m’ Oyenka Nwankwo ‘m’ Chigozie Kalu ‘m’ Sampson Tumba ‘m’ Okechukwu Udeh ‘m’ and Kelvin Emmanuel ‘m’

In the wake of the arrest, twenty-one (21) pieces of Batteries used in powering MTN Mast were recovered from them, including, one Sword, four phones, one iron bending implement, Cash and two Operational vehicles; a Mitsubishi car and Vanagon Bus.

The Suspects have made useful confessions and will be charged to Court as soon as Investigation is completed.

The war against criminal elements in the State is still raging and we will stop at nothing until they are decimated.

We sincerely appeal for your patience and understanding, as we are near there.


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