Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) attached to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command, have arrested a 38-years-old man for allegedly vandalizing a telecommunication mast.
The 38 year-old man, Balleri Gagari, was arrested in possession of 16 back-up batteries vandalized from a telecommunication mast located at Gosa, Airport road.
A statement signed by the FCT Command Spokesman, Manzah Anjuguri, noted that, “the suspect was arrested by operatives from the Command Rapid Response Squad (RRS) while responding to a distress call that some robbers invaded a facility housing a telecommunication mast that belongs to ATC Nigeria, and stole 16 backup hybrid batteries.
“A Golf car with registration number KUJ 610 XU, painted in Abuja Taxi colour was recovered from the scene as exhibit, alongside the 16 backup hybrid batteries.”
The statement further explained that other members of the gang fled the scene when they sighted the police patrol team.
The Command, according to the statement, is intensifying effort to arrest other suspects that are now at large.
The suspect will be arraigned in court upon the conclusion of investigation
The FCT Command therefore, restated its commitment to protect installations and critical infrastructures in Abuja.