4 individuals suspected to have vandalised the NNPC pipeline that induced hearth in Abule – Egba, Lagos have been arrested.
The Lagos State Police Command mentioned that the prime suspect, now at giant, had been declared wished.
The pipeline was vandalised, inflicting hearth outbreak wherein over 100 homes and outlets in addition to over 50 automobiles had been razed.
A number of individuals additionally sustained varied levels of burns however no life was misplaced.
The command’s spokesman, Mr Chike Oti, mentioned that the 4 suspects gave vivid account of their involvement within the inferno.
In accordance with him, the suspects defined that the fireplace emanated from a vandalised petroleum pipeline, which engulfed a bit of Abule-Egba neighborhood and escalated to elements of Agege space, destroying properties value hundreds of thousands of naira.
“In addition they talked about one Prince Adedipo Dauda Ewenla as their ring chief.
“Primarily based on this, the Command prolonged invitation to him at his final recognized deal with however discovered that he had fled to Ogun State with a view to evade arrest.
“He’s hereby suggested to come back out of hiding and report himself to Lagos State Police Command Headquarters, Ikeja or to the closest police station within the state to defend the allegation in opposition to him,” Oti mentioned.