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NSCDC Nabs 6 Suspected Railway Line Vandals In Enugu

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A six-man syndicate suspected to be allegedly specialised in vandalising railway lines was on Thursday, 28th April 2022, busted and apprehended by the Enugu State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, Denny Manuel in a statement which was sighted by The Eastern Updates revealed that the suspects were apprehended on 28th April 2022 at Ubahu Community in Enugu East Local Government Area of the State following collaborative efforts between officers of the NSCDC and that of the Garrison Command, 82 Division of the Nigerian Army.

He went on to explained that a series of intelligence synergy between the Corps and the Nigerian Army made the arrest possible and very swift.

The spokesman gave the names of the suspects as Zakari Ishaka, 25, of Katsina; Amadu Danladi 40, of Kano; Abdulkareem Haruna 19 of Katsina; Ousman Idris, 19, Kano; Musa Hamza, 23, Kano; and Arma Yau Magaji, 42, Katsina.

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The statement further explained, ‘After sustained surveillance and intelligence gathering about their nefarious activities, our men arrested the suspects while they were conveying the vandalised railway slippers belonging to the Nigeria Railway Corporation Eastern District Enugu, in a truck with registration number BSA 189 XA.’

It further added that items which were recovered from the suspects include a sizeable quantity of rail slippers and rail tracks cut to size and other railway materials, and a truck with registration BSA 189 XA.

The statement also revealed that the suspects are already helping Corps in its investigation to unravel other culprits and their sponsors while also assuring that justice would be served to serve as deterrent to other criminals in the society.

Denny Manuel then appealed to the citizens of Enugu State to always provide the command with useful information to curb the activities of criminals and safeguard public infrastructure.

The Eastern Updates

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