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Lagos: Island workers caught stealing street light cables

Two cable desecrators have  been arrested by Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command.

The suspects were abducted while trying to cut armored cables in Ikoyi.

The suspects by name Wasiu Olainukan (25) and Habib Rasaq (30), were allegedly caught in the early hours of the morning, excavating cables powering street lights in the area.

Primary investigations disclosed that they were labourers working in Banana Island.

The both of them were caught with a handsaw and cutting pliers at the time of their arrest.

RRS Commander, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi has instructed further inquiry of the suspects.

They have now been transmitted to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) in Panti.