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Governor Sule’s Aide, Chinese National, Two Policemen, Others Arrested For Rail Line Vandalism In Nasarawa




The Nasarawa State Police Command says it has arrested the Particular Adviser on Infrastructure to Governor Abdullahi Sule for vandalising railway tracks and slippers in Lafia and Keana native authorities areas of the state.


Two cops, personnel of the Nigeria Safety And Civil Defence Corps, a former Supervisory Councillor on Training within the state, Mohammed Isiaka, a principal technical officer of the railway company overlaying the Agyaragu space of the state, Samuel Shagbaor and a Chinese language citizen have been additionally arrested.

Commissioner of Police, Bola Longe, made the disclosure on Thursday in Lafia, whereas parading the suspects on the Pressure Headquarters.

Longe added that one Nathaniel Bob, a authorized adviser to a Chinese language firm was additionally arrested for trying to bribe the police with N600,000 to safe the discharge of his consumer however the bribe was rejected. 

Longe stated, “Nathaniel Oba ‘M’ 48 years previous – Principal Associate Nathoba & Co a legislation chamber in Benin Metropolis and the authorized adviser to Yong Xing Metal Firm Nigeria Restricted provided 600 thousand naira money to bribe the investigating group of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit to safe the discharge of his consumer”
“Two different individuals, Yusuf Ahmed and Abubakar Nuhu stated to be homeowners of trailers used to move the stolen railway slippers additionally allegedly tried to bribe the police with N160,000 for the discharge of their autos. They’re nevertheless in custody for conspiracy.

“Based mostly on the knowledge on the disposal of the Nasarawa State Police Command from a number of sources, which all indicated that prison components have turned the Nigerian railway tracks that traverse some main cities and villages in Nasarawa State en path to Benue state to gold mines the place they vandalise and cart away rail tracks/slippers.

“Consequently, the State Police command developed a strategic anti-vandalism template to arrest the tide of this unwholesome situation.

“It’s gratifying to notice, nevertheless, that, this template paid off on 16/5/2021 at about 0130hrs and 24/5/2021 at about 0300hrs respectively when police operatives swooped on the vandals at their theatre of operation whereas vandalising and carting away railway tracks/slippers alongside Agyaragu Tofa in Lafia LGA and Angwan Alago of Kadarko district in Keana LGA.”

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