Three members of a syndicate who specialized in vandalizing telecommunication masts in Ikot Abasi Local Government Area of the state and environs have been arrested by the joint security taskforce stationed along Ikot Abasi/Port Harcourt Expressway on Thursday, October 29.

WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the three hoodlums were apprehended at Ikot Okot, a village along Ikot Abasi/Oruk Anam road after they knocked down a woman on top of a motorcycle while trying to escape to Port Harcourt.

According to report, the suspects earlier this year allegedly vandalized the Airtel mast at Ikpetim village in Ikot Abasi and killed someone in the process.

Reports also have it that same syndicate had allegedly vandalized another mast at Ikot Okpotinua, in Ikot abasi few days ago.

Meanwhile, the hoodlums met their waterloo today as they attempted to steal some gadgets again along Ete/Oruk Anam Road.

The security personnel are still quizzing them to name other members of their gang who are still at large.

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