Telecom Mast Vandal arrested with 12 Solar Batteries in Lagos


Operatives of Meiran division of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested one Emmanuel Aaron who is aged 35 for vandalizing a telecommunication mast in Isoto area of Meiran.

This was disclosed by the Police Public Relations Officer,
Lagos State Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin in a statement he released on Sunday.

He was arrested with 12 solar batteries.

Emmanuel Aaron, the suspect and the batteries found on him.

“The suspect, who was arrested on Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at about 3:05 am in response to a distress call about the presence of vandals at the mast, was found with twelve solar batteries already loaded in their operational bus, a Ford with registration number FKJ 519 YF.

The police are, however, yet to apprehend his accomplices, the statement added.

“His conspirators (still at large) took to their heels upon sighting the policemen. Investigation is ongoing to arrest fleeing conspirators. Suspects would be arraigned at the conclusion of investigations.”