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4 arrested in Bauchi for theft of transformer gasoline

Four arrested in Bauchi for stealing transformer gas

4 males have been arrested by the Bauchi State Police Command for allegedly recovering gasoline from {an electrical} transformer within the Dunga Sabo space of ​​the state’s Tafawa Balewa Native Authorities Space.

The command’s public relations officer, Ahmed Wakil, confirmed their arrest on the night time of Thursday 12 January.

He stated the suspects who colluded to benefit from the defective transformer have been arrested committing the crime on January 4, 2023.

The assertion learn;

“The Command has arrested 4 suspects for an act of conspiracy and vandalism on {an electrical} transformer.

“The suspects have been arrested on 4th January 2023 at round 2am whereas drawing gasoline from {an electrical} transformer positioned in Dunga Sabo space of ​​Tafawa Balewa LGA of Bauchi State.

“The group of vandals led by a sure Omega Daniel, a person (23 years outdated) from Dungah alongside three different suspects, specifically; Kasuma Yakubu, male (27) from Dungah, Mafuki Daniel, male (27) from Kampani village through Bogoro LGA and Joshua Joel, male (37) from Dungah space of ​​Tafawa Balewa LGA.

“The investigation additionally revealed that the suspects took benefit of the defective transformer and carried out their act.

“The suspects have been apprehended alongside 4 empty 25 liter canisters, a rubber tapping hose and an adjustable pipe wrench.”

When questioned, the suspects confessed to the crime. They are going to be dropped at justice on the finish of the investigation.

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