Photos making the rounds on social media captures the moment a suspected cable thief was served a plate of noodles while being punished in Agorogbene community, Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
The suspect identified as Preye Ayase and his accomplice, Ringo Tareladei, caught vandalising electric cables connecting Ogobiri and Agorogbene communities in Sagbama on Wednesday, April 20.
A facebook user, Jonah Goodluck Dimie, shared the photos and wrote;
Whahala no they Finnish ooh, this one come shock me.
Why my community nepa light electrification cables, this very two criminal’s named Mr preye Ayase and one Mr Ringo tareladei all from amasoma community silga, was caught red-handed by my self and the active vigilanty and the youths of Agorogbene community, at the early hours of today been the 20th of April 2022 Agorogbene/Ogobiri road, in the process of vandalising nepa light electrification cables.
See photos below;
Meanwhile, Ouseibai Seperegha Godsgift M, the President of the Creek Youths Agenda (CYA) comdemned the destruction, stealing and vandalization of the electric infrastructure (cables) connecting the two communities by the hoodlums.
In his words ;
“It is very sad and unfortunate that oung people were caught vandalizing our near none electric infrastrutures with the aim of making money. It is more worrisom especially now that we are agitating for more development of the creek considering its neglect developmentally over the years. To me, i feel pained that young people who ougth to protect our facilities in the creek are the ones peppetrating such naferous acts of destruction,” the statement read.
“Therefore, i urge those with such criminal minds to desist from such and engage themselves in productive ventures that will add value to our creek and the society at large or they should be ready to face the full wrath of the law when apprehended.”