Theft: Two Nigerian Soldiers Arrested for Stealing Armoured Cables In Lagos

The two soldiers of the Nigeria Army, known as CPL Innocent Joseph and L/CPL Jacob Gani, have been apprehended and held in jail for stealing amoured cables at a location of security assignment in Dangote Refinery, Lagos.

The troops were detained on Sunday, having been nabbed while attempting to leave the grounds of the Dangote refinery with 897 armored cables, according to a first-hand account acquired by SaharaReporters.

It stated, 14/04/2024 at about 1420hrs, two military personnel named CPL Innocent Joseph and L/CPL Jacob Gani, who were identified to be working with DFL/Refinery came into the facility with one Acura jeep with registration number LAGOS JJJ 594 HS.

It stated the two captured Nigeria troops arrested with hundred and ninety seven cut to sizes armor cable.

And the vehicle their vehicle with they had carried the stolen armoured Cables is currently “under custody together with the exhibits”.

“On the process of exiting the DFL main gate during the routine search, they were caught with eight hundred and ninety seven cut to sizes armour cable.

“During investigation, they confessed to get this cable at the refinery with the help of one Smart which is at large. The vehicle is under custody together with the exhibits.

“The OC Army have been informed and the soldiers have been taken to custody while investigation continue. The pictures of suspects and exhibits are attached for your perusal, please,” the report added.

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