NSCDC Arrests 2 Over Alleged Vandalism In Bayelsa


The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Bayelsa Command said that two people were arrested during the attempted vandalism of a telecommunications facility in

The Nigeria Security and also Civil Defence Corps (), Bayelsa Command stated that 2 people were jailed throughout the tried vandalism of a telecom center in Yenagoa throughout the yuletide.

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Mrs. Christiana Abiakam-Omanu, Bayelsa Commandant of the made the disclosure in a meeting with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Yenagoa.

The commander stated that the effective procedure was as an outcome of the command’s dedication to lives and also residential or commercial property in the state.

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Abiakam-Omanu stated that the NSCDC had a critical strategy to make sure a crime-free Christmas and also New Year celebration by releasing its police officers and also men throughout the state.

“The frequent patrols embarked upon by the security agencies during the festive season yielded results when the operatives of the NSCDC got wind of ongoing vandalism and foiled it while the vandals engaged the patrol team in a gun duel,” she stated.

The commander stated that 2 of the mischief-makers were jailed while 2 that got away the criminal offense scene were being mapped.

“There was vandalism of vital installment. This time, it is an interaction pole coming from MTN situated at Saptext Road, Yenizue/Epie, Yenagoa LGA.

“This occurrence taken place on Dec. 29, 2019, at concerning 12 a.m., most likely they believed that the security representatives have actually forgotten their obligations as a result of the celebrations yet they obtained it incorrect.


“Based on qualified knowledge and also continual security, 2 suspects were jailed after exchange of shooting.

“Items recovered from them include12 heavy duty deep cycle inverter batteries, loaded in Lexus jeep with registration number BRS 998 AO,” she stated.

Abiakam-Omanu interested the public not to yield in offering the security firms helpful details that can assist them in their procedures.

“I wish to ensure them that their identifications will certainly continue to be personal.

“At the same time, I want to call on the hoodlums to turn a new leaf and engage in legitimate means of livelihood or face the consequences of their actions,” the commander stated.

Reacting to the occurrence, Mr Stanley Mokwunye, an MTN Site Engineer applauded NSCDC for hindering the vandalism and also the apprehension of some the crooks.

He stated that the business had actually endured a number of cases of vandalism of its installments in the past.

“The treatment of the NSCDC is really extensive, we are really delighted since out of the 16 sturdy batteries missing, 12 were recouped throughout the procedure and also the suspects were captured in the act.

“In the previous cases, we shed different parts of our tools.

“Frequent vandalism of our equipment is one of our greatest challenges in Bayelsa, Rivers and Akwa Ibom states and it is affecting our operations and adversely adding to the cost of operation compared to other places,” Mokwunye stated.

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