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35-year-old mast vandal arrested in Lagos, Police recover solar batteries

A 35-year-old suspect identified as Emmanuel Aaron has been arrested by operatives attached to Meiran Division of the Lagos State Police Command for vandalising a telecommunication mast in Isoto area of Meiran.

NigeriaCrime.com gathered that Aaron was arrested on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, at about 3:05 am in response to a distress call by residents in the community.

It was learned that twelve solar batteries were loaded in their operational vehicle, a Ford with registration number FKJ 519 YF.

When police officers arrived at the scene, Aaron’s colleagues and conspirators (still at large) took to their heels, however, he was arrested.

Confirming the arrest, the Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Command SP Benjamin Hundeyin said the investigation is ongoing to arrest fleeing conspirators. Suspects would be arraigned after investigations.

Meanwhile, Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, commends residents of Lagos State for always promptly alerting the authorities to suspicious persons and happenings, assuring them that the Command would not relent in its resolve to continually make the state safe for everyone.

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