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Hours after sacrifices, Police nabs suspect specialize in vandalizing electricity towers in Yobe

The Police command of Yobe State Police has arrested one identified 23-year-old suspect, known as Saminu Garba, who specialised in vandalizing electricity power cables in Damaturu and its environs.

This comes hours after the state government launched a spiritual warfare against insurgents who d£§troy electricity towers connecting the state and Borno to the national grid, Freshreporters media reports.

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DSP Dungus Abdulkarim, who’s the command spokesperson, in a statement issued on Friday, 17th of May, 2024, said that the arrest followed numinous reports of vandalization of electricity power distribution cables and other important accessories received by the command from different communities.

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The statement reads,

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“On May 16, at about 1300hrs, personnel of C Divisional Police Headquarters, intercepted one intercepted One Saminu Garba, 23, of Maiduguri, Borno State.

The suspect was arrested among two other syndicate members who evaded arrest and fled. The command has begun a swift chase to arrest them soon”, DSP Abdulkarim said.

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According to him the arrested suspect confessed to having vandalized an electricity transformer situated at the state low-cost via Gujba Road, Damaturu. [CONTINUE READING HERE]>>>>

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