Police arrest transformer bandalizer expert with stolen cables in Katsina
Police in Katsina have succeeded in the arrest of one Mustapha Wada, an indegene of Gwagwarwa, Nassarawa LGA of Kano State suspected to be a member of a syndicate that specializes in vandalizing electricity installations in Katsina, Kano and Yobe states.
The suspect was paraded before journalists at the police command headquarters on Wednesday.
“On 18/08/2020 at about 04:30hrs, the Command succeeded in arresting one Mustapha Wada, m, aged 28yrs of Gwagwarwa, Nassarawa LGA of Kano state, a notorious member of a syndicate that specializes in vandalizing electricity installations in Katsina, Kano and Yobe states.
“Nemesis caught up with the suspect when he was arrested vandalizing electricity transformer installation at Doro village, Bindawa LGA of Katsina state.
“In the course of investigation four (4) armoured cables, one flier, five spanners, one screw driver, twelve pieces of small knives, and a sack.
“Suspect confessed to the commission of the crime and investigation is ongoing”, according to the police public relations officer, SP Gambo Isah.