The Katsina State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), have caught in the act, 20 years old Muntari Ali, while vandalising an electricity transformer at Barakai village in Kafur Local government area of the state.
The suspect who hails from Nasarawa village, in the same local government area, was arrested by one of the command’s routine patrol teams manning the area.
The Public Relations Officer of the command, DSC Mohammed Tukur Abdara, disclosed this in a statement, he dispatched to DAILY POST on behalf of the State Commandant, Mohammed Sanusi Bello psc+
DSC Abdara, in the statement said: The suspect was arrested when our patrol team sighted him inside the transformer building trying to vandalize the transformer located at Barakai village of Kafur Local government.
“Before he was arrested, he had already drained all the oil in the transformer, worth hundreds of thousands naira,”
According to Abdara, the suspect who has admitted to committing the crime, would be charged to court in due course to answer for his crime.
In the statement, the state’s NSCDC Commandant used the opportunity to appeal to “members of the general public to assist security agencies with accurate and prompt information on suspicious individuals and their activities so as to effectively tackle the security challenges facing the state.”