The Nigerian Civil Defense and Security Corps have arrested five suspected of vandalizing bridges in the Federal Capital Territory.
This was stated in a statement signed by the body’s spokesman, Olusola Odumosu, on Monday.
According to the statement, the suspects were arrested following credible information and surveillance mounted by the NSCDC National Headquarters Crack Squad Intelligence and Investigation Directorate with the support of other interested parties.
The body revealed that the suspects were recovered from five-inch (5mm) galvanized pipes, angle irons and a handsaw that was used to carry out the destruction.
Most of the suspects were found to be artisans whose activities are domiciled around the crime scene which is located near the Federal Mortgage Bank headquarters, Central Business District, Abuja.
The arrested suspects were Abdullahi Bello, 18, Suleja LGA, Niger State, Julius David Madaki, 18, Sanga LGA, Kaduna State, Gambo Clement, 18, Sanga LGA, Kaduna State, Sadiq Abdullahi, 24, Billiri LGA, State of Gombe and Abdulaziz. Aliyu 25, Sanga LGA Kaduna State.
The body said a low-key investigation into the matter had been launched and would be followed by a diligent prosecution of the suspects.
Therefore, he warned the bridge vandals to desist from this nefarious act of vandalizing the galvanized pipes and aluminum used in the construction and reinforcement of the bridges or risk arrest and possible prison terms, as the officers with eagle eyes of the Police reinforce security around these public services. Body.