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Suspected Vandals of National Assets Arrested

Sani Kukasheka Usman, Abuja: Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE on patrol at the outskirts of Maiduguri metropolis, Borno State at about 1.20am today, arrested 4 suspected vandals of critical national assets in the area.

The patrol team, intercepted Aliyu Jubril, 24 years old man, who is also a member of National Youth Service Corps, Ismail Baba, 22 years old and a student of Ramat Polytechnic, Mohammed Suleiman, aged 25, a driver and Mohammed Bukar aged 15, and assistant to the driver, at Silo along Maiduguri-Damboa road while attempting to cart away heavy armoured cable belonging to Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN).

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They lifted and loaded the heavy cables in a truck using a crane with registration number 09B-15BO before their arrest. One of the suspects came with a Honda Accord car (2001 model) with registration number GA 544-ABC in a bid to escort to an undisclosed location.

The four suspects all men are being interrogated and would soon be moved over to the appropriate security agency for further action.

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