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Six electricity cables vandals arrested in Ebonyi

18 June 2014, 20:27

Ebonyi - The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Ebonyi on Tuesday paraded six suspects for allegedly vandalising cables belonging to the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC).

The Commandant of the corps in the state, Waheed Poopola, paraded the suspects in Abakaliki.

Popoola said they were arrested while vandalising EEDC installations in Amokpo-Nsokara community in Ezza South Local Government Area.

Two of the suspects claimed that the community asked them to cut the cables.

Some members of the community had earlier staged a protest to the command claiming that the suspects were not vandals.

The community members called on the corps to release the suspects.


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