FAAN security apprehends another set of electric cable thieves at MMA




A combined patrol team of officers from Aviation Security’s Crime Investigation and Intelligence(CII) Unit, and the Joint Military Task Force(JMTF) have arrested three persons suspected to be cable thieves around the FAAN Training School.

A press statement signed by Abdullahi Yakubu-Funtua, FAAN Director, Public Affairs & Consumer Protection said two of the suspects were caught at about 0352hours today while digging and cutting electric cables connecting the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Powerhouse(International Wing,MMA) to the Domestic Terminal(MMA).

The third suspect, who serves as a link between the two other suspects and buyers at Arena Market, Oshodi was apprehended at exactly 0556hours, at Hajj & Cargo Terminal following confessions made by the two other suspects.

The statement noted that ongoing investigation shows that one of the suspects was convicted and sentenced to 28days imprisonment for a similar offence, sometime in April, 2022.

The suspects are presently being interrogated by officials of FAAN AVSEC after which they will be handed over to the Police for prosecution, the statement added.


Picture: The apprehended suspects



Previous Article

Abia judicial panel of inquiry on recovery of govt Properties calls for memoranda

Next Article

Governor Otti visits Ariaria, orders opening of shops, cooperation with security agencies

You may also like

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.