Police nab 4 suspected cable thieves in Lagos


The police in Lagos have arrested four persons suspected to be vandalising and stealing armoured cables belonging to the State government.

Police spokesperson in the State, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest through a post he shared on his X handle @benHundeyin on Monday.

He identified the suspects as Oseni Yusuf, Richard Solomon, Emmanuel Ezeobi and Isaac Shedrach.

Hundeyin said a police patrol team arrested the suspects on Monday in the Ikeja area.

“Patrol officers from Main Centre Division accosted the suspects along Oba Akran Road at about 12:25am.

“They were vandalising armoured cables installed by the State government for the Smart City Light Up Lagos Project,” he said.

Hundeyin added that investigation has commenced.

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