NSCDC Arrests Four For Vandalizing Electric Cables In Zamfara

The Zanfara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), has arrested and paraded four suspected criminals for various crimes.

Addressing newsmen at the Corps headquarters in Gusau, the State Commandant, Sani Mustapha said one Sani Yakubu was arrested for vandalizing electric cables at the Government Day Secondary school in Gusau, the State capital.

”On the 18th of February 2024, the suspect was arrested for vandalization of electric cables at the Government Day Secondary school in Tudun Wada area of Gusau, the State capital.

“The suspect is notorious for vandalization of electrical wires within the school premises”, the Commañdant added.

Mustapha explained that during interrogation, the suspect confessed that he vandalized electrical fittings and wires from the school and sold items to one Abubakar Ibrahim at the cost of N23,000.

“On this fateful day, he broke into the school premises, boggled a window and with the aid of a table, climbed into the ceiling to vandalize the electrification system of the school’s classroom blocks”

“Exhibits found with the suspect include 40 bunches of copper wires suspected to have been vandalized from the crime scene”

He said the suspect will be charged with criminal trespass and theft, contrary to sections 185 and 148 of the Shari’a penal Code law2000.

The State NSCDC boss said one Mallam Isah Ahmed was apprehended by the operatives of the Corps alongside two others, Usman Aliyu and Habibu Abdulahi, for purchasing PMS products in large numbers in a black tinted Golf wagon with registration number GMM 40XA Zamfara.

He said this contravenes the Executive Order issued by the State Government to cut off surplus chains on 7 January 2024, banning the sale of PM S products in Jerricans.

“This Order was an attempt by the State Government to cut off supplies of PMS to the marauding brigands. This singular act is charged with an attempt to commit an offence contrary to section 95 of the penal Code”

“Exhibits found with the suspects include 40 Jerricans of 25 litres each loaded with PMS. The Corps will do the needful at the conclusion of a holistic investigation on the matter.

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