22 suspects arrested for vandalizing Kaduna solar street lights

Security agencies in Kaduna have arrested 22 suspects for allegedly vandalizing and stealing solar street lights installed by the Kaduna State Government.

Samuel Aruwan, the spokesperson to Governor Nasir El-Rufai disclosed on Wednesday that 19 out of the 22 suspects have been charged to court.

“After careful combing of the crime scene, solar batteries and their covers and one iron saw were recovered inside the cemetery along Bashama Road, Tudun Wada area of the metropolis.

“The operation which lasted for two days raided all scrap iron vendors, roadside solar battery sellers mentioned in the deal. Items recovered during the raids include solar panels, armoured cables, vehicle spare parts and textile materials suspected to have been stolen,” he said.

Mr. Aruwan, who mentioned the names of the suspects, also revealed that the suspects and the items recovered were handed to the police

He reiterated the state government’s commitment to prosecute anyone found vandalizing or stealing public property.


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