July 20, 2024

Police apprehend electricity transformer cable vandal in Osun

Operatives of the Osun State Police Command have apprehended a transformer vandal identified as Yusuf Adamu.

According to information obtained from the Osun Command Police Public Relations Officer, Yemisi Opalola on Thursday, the suspect, Adamu was apprehended on Sunday, June 2, 2024 at about 11:45pm.

Opalola said, “The incident happened on 02/06/2024 at about 11:45pm. Informations was received by operatives of Police Divisional Headquarters ‘B’ Division Ede that a young man later identified as Yusuf Adamu who hails from Kebbi State was seen moving at night with electricity transformer’s cable which was suspected to have been removed from a transformer.

“Upon receipt of this information, a team of operatives swung into action and arrested the said suspect who was still in possession of the exhibit.

“He has confessed to the crime. Meanwhile, investigation is still ongoing.”

She added that the case will be charged to court upon conclusion of investigation.

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