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Osun teenagers caught stealing high-voltage cables

Two youngsters, Jelili and Babatunde, have been arrested by members of the Nigeria Hunters and Forest Safety Service for stealing a excessive stress energy line in Arola village in Ede, Osun State.

A safety supply who was current when the suspects have been arrested by the hunters was seen mendacity within the bushes ready for them, throughout an interview with RexGists Metro On Wednesday it was stated that the suspects have been arrested within the bushes of the village of Arola at round 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Earlier than they have been arrested, the suspects had efficiently reduce an electrical energy cable from high-voltage pylons within the space and have been about to flee, he stated.

Nonetheless, the supply, who requested anonymity for safety causes, stated hunters had been monitoring the suspects’ actions within the space for a while earlier than they have been ultimately arrested whereas committing the crime.

“We caught them within the bush round 3:30pm. The officers of the Nigeria Hunters and Forest Safety Service in Ede arrested the 2 suspected vandals on Tuesday.

“They have been caught stealing excessive stress energy traces within the Akoda/Arola space of ​​Ede. The primary suspect has been recognized as Babatunde whereas the second suspect is Akeem. They’re each 19 years previous. Now we have handed them over to the NSCDC officers for additional investigation.

“Now we have been watching the suspects for some time. Criminals use the bushes as cowl, but it surely was simple for us to lie down within the bushes and catch them as a result of we all know the terrain very properly,” the safety supply stated.

When contacted, the spokesperson of the Nigeria Safety and Civil Defence Corps in Osun State, Kehinde Adeleke, stated the suspects have been within the custody of the command.

She stated: “It’s true. They’re in our custody. The investigation goes properly. They’ll seem in courtroom on Thursday.”

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