In a renewed efforts of ridding Kano out of vandals, the NSCDC Kano command, under the leadership of Commandant Mohammed Lawal Falala, fcna, has arrested four suspected Vandals at 2 different communities of Riga fada and Dan Maliki in Kumbotso local government area.
This is contained in a statement Signed by DSC Ibrahim Idris Abdullahi, CDPRO Kano command on Friday.
According the statement, the suspects: Ayatullah Ibrahim, M, 29yrs, Tasiu Aliyu, M, 30yrs, Hafizu Mukhtar, M, 30yrs, and Inusa Mustafa, M, 35yrs all of different areas in Kumbotso LG. They were apprehended by personnel of Anti Vandalism Unit and NSCDC’s Kumbotso division and with the support of local vigilante group as well as community watchdog members.
While being quizzed and interrogated by investigators at the NSCDC, the suspects confessed to committing the crime. They specialized in vandalising and stealing armored cables and electric transformer attachments, terrorising neighborhoods of Riga fada, Danmaliki, Gurin gawa, Gadama, Bechi, Yan kusa and Shekar Mai daki all of Kumbotso local government area.
The vandals as estimated by Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) had vàndalised an approximately 1.5 million worth of electricity equipments in the victims communities listed above.
He also revealed that, in conclusion of investigation the suspects will all be charged to court.
“In a related development, operatives of the armed squared unit on night patrol duty on Thursday 5th October,2023 by 1400hrs have arrested 41 suspects at different locations in the metropolis. The suspects are now undergoing profiling in the Intelligence and investigation department for further possible legal actions.”