May 26, 2024

Police Arrest Staff of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company Over Vandalism, Transformer Theft

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Police Arrest Staff of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company Over Vandalism, Transformer Theft

…Recovers Stolen Items

The operatives of the FCT police command, on Thursday April 11, 2024, at about 10:45 PM, acting on credible intelligence, trailed and arrested six suspects, namely Kabiru Muhammed, Aliyu Usman, Abdulmalik Alhasassan, Shafi’u Suleiman, Suleiman Ibrahim, and Raymond Mailabari, who is an AEDC staff, all males of Tipper Garage, Mpape, Abuja, for vandalizing and stealing a transformer.

This was contained in a statement made available to Nationalmoment Media by the FCT command Public Relations Officer,
SP Josephine Adeh.

The suspects, according to the statement were trying to escape with an already vandalized transformer they had loaded on a crane truck in Maitama, when police operatives swooped in and apprehended them.

The vandalized transformer, a crane truck, a blue-colored Mercedes Benz with Reg No. PKN 497 XA, a white-colored J5 bus with Reg No. RBC 228 XC, and an ash-colored Peugeot 406 car with Reg No. GSN 13 AA belonging to the AEDC staff were all recovered.

While the investigation is still ongoing, the Commissioner of Police FCT, CP Benneth C. Igweh, psc, mni, wishes to reiterate his commitment to ensuring the safety of live and property in the Territory. He also urges residents to be vigilant and take advantage of the police emergency lines to report suspicious activities through:
08032003913, 08028940883, 08061581938, and 07057337653 PCB: 09022222352, CRU: 08107314192

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