Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC Oyo State Command Agro Ranger Squad has arrested a 34-year-old welder, Bashiru Bello, of Ile-Imam in Igbeti, Oyo State.

The suspect was arrested on 26th of November 2020 in Ikoyi-Ile, Ogbomosho Town around the hour of 0900hrs where he was caught packing looted transformer cables.

While parading the suspect at the Oyo State Command Headquaters, Agodi, Ibadan, Oyo State Corps Commandant, Mr Iskilu Akinsanya disclosed that Bello was caught vandalizing a transformer at Ikoyi-Ile on 24th of November 2020 and the Agro Ranger Squad tracked him down and got him arrested on 26th of November,2020.

Items recovered from the suspect at time of his arrest includes Armoured Cable, Wrench, Gloves, Hack-Saw and Range.

The Commandant later commended the residents of Oyo State for providing timely information to the corps in other to curb criminality.

He later assured the good people of the state more adequate security in Collaboration with other Security agencies.

He added that the suspect will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.

Rasheedah Makinde


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