ABEOKUTA ‚Äî The Ogun State Command of the¬† Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, said yesterday that it arrested two suspected vandals in Remo North Local Government Area of the¬† state.
According to a statement by the Public Relations Officers of the coprs in the state, Kareem Olanrewaju, one¬† Sofowora Kazeem, 37, of 24, Itunmoro Street, Ikenne Remo and Oladeinde Adebajo, 34, of 2, Itunraye Compound, Ode-Remo, in Ogun State were¬† arrested with exhibits at the creek pipeline area in Abekoko, Ode Remo after they successfully vandalised a pipeline.
‚ÄúThe suspects had filled several kegs with premium motor spirit (petrol)and loaded them in a Gulf car driven to the scene for that purpose.
‚ÄúThe surveillance arm of the command has monitored their activities so as to prevent them from escaping. They were captured with a motor cycle being used for monitoring security officers especially civil defence officials .
‚ÄúThe suspects in an interview confessed to the crime but claimed that it was their third trip, adding that¬† some have been doing same regularly without being caught.‚Äù
Exhibits recovered from the suspects included a black Golf car with number plate EV 578 LND (Lagos), a Bajaj motor cycle with number plate LAR587 QB (Ogun) and a small hose and other tools suspected to have been used in their criminal act.