Police Arrest Man With Stolen Wiring And Installation Items In Enugu

By Adadareporters

The Enugu State Police Command has arrested one Sunday Ogbodo, 38, of Akpugo in Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu State over alleged possession of electrical wiring and installation items suspected to have been stolen from building sites.

Ogbodo was arrested by police operatives serving in Independence Layout Police Division of Enugu State Command on April 6, 2024 around 9am, Enugu State PPRO, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, said on Thursday.

Quoting him, “Several electrical wiring and installation items, comprising distribution boxes, rolls of cables, and many quantities of LED electrical bulbs, all valued at about one million, five hundred thousand naira (₦1,500,000.00) were recovered from him.”

It was learnt that the suspect confessed to stealing many electrical wiring and installation items from different building construction sites in Independence Layout and other parts of Enugu metropolis using his Peugeot 406 car, which was also recovered.

Ndukwe said, “The suspect’s confessional statements further led to the arrest of one of his conspirators and main receiver and distributor of the stolen items, one Ogbonna Collins Maduabuchi, 40, of Amechi-Uwani Awkunanaw, Enugu South Local Government Area, on April 9, 2024. He also confessed to the crime.”

The state police command called on individuals who might have recently experienced such acts of theft of electrical wiring and installation items in their building construction sites to visit the Independence Layout Police Station for identification of the items and other necessary actions.

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