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NSCDC nabs two over attempt to steal solar system

Solar-power-plant02 July 2014, Dutse —The Jigawa State Command of the Nigeria Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has arrested two men, Adamu Muhammad and Munatari Tijjani, for attempting to steal solar power system at Government School, Malam Madori. The men are 50 and 47 years old respectively.

The commandant of the corps, Dr Gidado, said the men were arrested while trying to brake the school fence with some tools.

He said the matter was still under investigation, adding that if they are found guilty, they will be charged to court.

Similarly, the command has apprehended one Murtala Ibrahim for allegedly stealing a goat in Yankwashi town.

According to the commandant, the suspect confessed to the crime, adding that he has been arraigned in a magistrate’s court in Kazaure.

Gidado revealed that the man was convicted and sentenced to four months imprisonment with an option of N10,000 fine.


– Vanguard

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