The police in Lagos state have arrested a 30-year-old man identified as Emmanuel Achogwu, for allegedly stealing solar panels recently installed by the Lagos state government.
In a post shared on X, the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, said
‘’Recently, @followlasg installed some solar-powered streetlights in some parts of the state. A few weeks later, the solar panels are being stolen.
The police was informed and got to work. A few days back, 30-year-old Emmanuel Achogwu was arrested by officers from Alausa Division on Ikosi Road with four solar panels, moments after he removed them.”
Hundeyin added that the Investigation revealed that the suspect was one of the technicians contracted to install the solar-powered streetlights. He mentioned that investigations is ongoing.