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How Five Suspects Were Intercepted With Truckload Of Vandalized Railway Tracks In Niger

Posted by Samuel on Sat 02nd Mar, 2024 - tori.ng

The state Commissioner of Police, CP, Shawulu Ebenezer Danmamman, who disclosed this while parading the suspects in Minna, said they were intercepted by the military with a truckload of the vandalized items.

Vandalized Railway Tracks

The military has apprehended at least five individuals suspected of vandalizing railway tracks and sleepers in Sarkin Pawa, Munya Local Government Area of Niger State. These suspects are currently in police custody.

The state Commissioner of Police, CP, Shawulu Ebenezer Danmamman, who disclosed this while parading the suspects in Minna, said they were intercepted by the military with a truckload of the vandalized items.

The CP said, “The suspects were intercepted and arrested by the military components at Sarkin Pawa with a RAF truck vehicle with registration number KTN 246 YZ along Katima Bridge, Sarkin Pawa, fully loaded with railway tracks and sleepers suspected to have been vandalised from the railway site.”

The suspects include Adekunle Saheed, 44 years old, from Oyo State; Saifullahi Umar, 36 years old, from Katsina State; Awal Mansir, 25 years old, from Katsina State; Kabiru Lawal, 36 years old, also from Katsina State; and Aminu, 19 years old, from Katsina State.

The CP revealed that during police interrogation, Adekunle Saheed confessed that one Engr. Ali, his boss, detailed him through a phone call to hire a truck and convey the railway infrastructure from Katama village, Kaduna, to Kwara State.

Danmamman added that the police is determined to keep the state safe from all forms of criminal activities.



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