Three suspected cable thieves have been arrested at the FAAN Training School by a combined patrol team of officers from Aviation Security’s Crime Investigation and Intelligence(CII) Unit, and the Joint Military Task Force(JMTF) in Lagos.
Two of the suspects were caught at about 0352hours while digging and cutting electric cables connecting the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Powerhouse and the Domestic Terminal.
In a statement, the spokesman for FAAN, Abdullahi Yakubu-Funtua said, the third suspect, who serves as a link between the two other suspects and buyers at Arena Market, Oshodi was apprehended at exactly 0556hours, at Hajj & Cargo Terminal following confessions made by the two other suspects.
He disclosed that, ongoing investigation revealed that one of the suspects was convicted and sentenced to prison for 28 days for a similar offence, sometimes in April, 2022.
The suspects are presently being interrogated by officials of FAAN AVSEC and will be handed over to the Police for prosecution when interrogation is completed.