By JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
Following credible intelligence, personnel of the Kaduna State Police Command on the 22nd June, 2023 at about 2230 hours busted a gang of rail line vandals. An unspecified number of unknown persons came to Sanzwan in Zonkwa, Zango Kataf Local Government Area, in an articulated vehicle (DAF) with reg no DAL 172 YL and vandalized about 600 pieces of railway slippers.
This was contained in a statement Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Mohammed Jalige, made available on Monday June 26, 2023.
It explained that on receipt of the information, Police personnel were quickly mobilized to the scene of the crime. And on sighting the Police officers, the suspects fled the scene and abandoned the vehicle meant to convey the vandalized items.
“No arrest was made however, the said vehicle was immediately impounded and the exhibits therein recovered. And on the 25th June, 2023 two additional trucks fully loaded with railway slippers were equally recovered.
“Efforts is intensified to arrest the fleeing suspects as investigation is in progress,” it said.
The Commissioner of Police commended the gallant personnel for halting the vandals activities while charging the public to always make credible information available on time.