A 24-year-old Aliyu Jubril, a member of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has been arrested with three other youths by troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE on patrol at the outskirts of Maiduguri metropolis, Borno State for vandalising critical national assets.
Others intercepted were Ismail Baba, 22, a student of Ramat Polytechnic, Mohammed Suleiman, 25, a driver and Mohammed Bukar
15, and assistant to the driver.
They were arrested at Silo along Maiduguri-Damboa road while attempting to cart away heavy armoured cable belonging to Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) that they vandalized.
They lifted and loaded the heavy cables in a truck using a crane with registration number 09B-15BO before their arrest.
One of the suspects came with a Honda Accord car (2001 model) with registration number GA 544-ABC in a bid to escort to an undisclosed location.
It was learnt that the suspects are being interrogated and would soon be handed over to the appropriate security agency for prosecution.