The Anambra state police have nabbed nine suspected vandals, including a 39-year-old woman, for allegedly vandalizing an electricity power line mast in Oba, Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State.
The state Police spokesperson Tochukwu Ikenga, in a statement said the suspects were arrested by police eratives in conjunction with vigilante group following a tip off.
He identified them as Amara Nneji (39); Kinsley Iwuozo (50); Romanus Dim (40); Abuchi Onuoha (29); Chukwudi Eke (39); Ikechukwu Eze (44); Ukpe Monday (40); Bartholomew Anugwueje (45) and Ikenna Christopher (28).
He added that a truck containing seven welding machines, some irons and other sophisticated equipment were recovered after the vandalism at New Site, Ikpo Urueze land of the area.
The statement reads: “On January 15, about 3am, police operatives, in conjunction with the vigilante group, arrested the suspects at New Site, Ikpo Urueze Land, Oba, Idemili south council.
“Given the above, the command invites anyone or group looking for any of the vehicles to come forward with valid proof of ownership.”