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Police Arrest 6 Men For Stealing Electricity Cables In Ile Ife

By Sodiq Lawal

Men of police force at Moore Division in Ile Ife on Thursday arrested six men who specialise in vandalising and stealing government and private company’s cable in different parts of the metropolis.

The police also recovered 168 meter long cable which the suspects stole at Ojoyin area in Ile Ife as well as two sledge hammers and a green Volkswagen wagon Passat.

The six suspects were arrested on Thursday when men of the police force acting on a tip off ambushed the suspects at Ojoyin where they were billed to operate around midnight.

Meanwhile, the Area Commanda, Mr. Funsho Adegboye has directed all those involved in cable theft around the area be arrested and the case transferred immediately for thorough investigation and prosecution just as he vowed to go all out to arrests vandals and dealers still involved in the act.

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