One Yasir Isah and his accomplice, Mustapha Lawal have been apprehended with a Disc Insulator aluminium electric wires inside a sack suspected to be stolen.
DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam Jigawa Police Command Spokesperson made this known in a statement.
He explained that Isah ‘m’ 20yrs of Tsohon-kafi quarters, and Lawal, 20, of Kofar Dazau quarters, all of Kazaure LGA were seen with the exhibits by a reliable source on 4th Sep. 2023 at about 1300hrs.
He said upon receipt of the information, Detectives attached to Kazaure Divisional Police Headquarters, swung into action and arrested the duo.
“On interrogation, the suspects could not give a satisfactory account of how they came across the properties and admitted to having vandalized Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) properties along Gwiwa- Kazaure Highway.”
“When the Acting Manager, Kazaure Technical Service Point (TSP) was contacted, he was confirmed that about two (2) weeks ago hoodlums invaded the KEDCO electricity line at the old NYSC Skills Acquisition Center along Gwiwa- Kazaure Highway and vandalized their properties worth of thousand naira.” DSP Shiisu however stated.
He further said in another development, following the directives given by the Commissioner of Police, Jigawa State Police Command, CP. Effiom Emmanuel Ekot to all Divisional Police Officers to carry out raids at all black spots and criminal hideouts in their Area of Responsibility.
He stated that on 5th Sept. 2023 at about 0800hrs team of policemen attached to Guri Divisional Police Headquarters, conductedconducted a raid at a criminal hideout in Bakin Kasuwa Guri LGA.
He added that in the process, one Shu’aibu Musa ‘m’ age 25yrs of Bakin Kasuwa quarters Guri LGA was nabbed in possession of forty-nine (49) D-5 tablets, fourteen (14) tramadol capsules, and twelve (12) wraps of dry leave suspected to be Indian Hemp.
He added that the suspects will be charged before the court for proper prosecution.