Wednesday, 22 August 2018
Thief Caught Stealing N14 Million MTN Solar Panels (Photos)
As it is a known fact that the mast must be on during the 24 hours of the day, to ensure the maintenance of the subscribers, a condition that the direction of MTN considered to be a task to be accomplished and decided to install 12 solar panels for the installation.
As part of this well-designed arrangement, band robbers besieged the Atan-Otta site with the intention of transporting $ 14 million worth of solar panels.
However, after successfully dismantling the power source on Saturday, August 18, 2018, they were out of luck when a group of Onigbongbo Phase 2 vigilantes saw them around 12:30 pm on the fateful day and issued a distress call. to the divisional police officer of the station, SP Abiodun Salau.
SP Salau led his patrol team to the scene and arrested three of the so-called vandals while other union members fled to a nearby bush.
DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the public relations officer of the national police, revealed to Crimepuzzle in a press release the names of the suspects as kehinde Yahya, 36, Akeem Ademola, 36, and Taofeek Oladele, 36.
According to the PPRO, the 12 solar panels and a Volkswagen bus, better known as Danfo bearing the mention LND 10 XE, were recovered from the thugs.
He added that the state police commissioner, CP Ahmed Iliyasu, had ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to FSARS for discreet investigation, even though he ordered a serious manhunt for gang members on the run. bring them to justice