Members of a vigilante group in Anambra State have arrested six suspects at different locations over the vandalization of Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) facilities in the state.
EEDC's Head of Corporate Communications, Mr Emeka Ezeh, who confirmed the arrests, said the activities of the vandals were crippling services to customers.
One Amadi Okey was arrested while vandalising steel and copper wire. Another suspect, Onyekachukwu Ifennadolu, 26, was arrested for vandalising aluminum bare conductor at Umueri Ezumeri village, Oraifite, along the Onitsha/Owerri road.
Chidiebere Agbalusi, 27, was arrested at Oraifite in possession of vandalised aluminum cable and a cutter, while the duo of Usulu Solomon and Nwafo Emeka were arrested for vandalizing about 16 spans of bare conductor wire.
The suspects mentioned one Ejike Nwoba, who was also arrested, as the receiver of the vandalised items.