The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) have announced that a combined patrol team of officers from Aviation Security’s Crime Investigation and Intelligence(CII) Unit and the Joint Military Task Force(JMTF) have once again arrested three persons suspected to be cable thieves around the FAAN Training School.

In a statement released by FAAN, two of the suspects were caught at about 0352hours on Friday while digging and cutting electric  cables connecting the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Powerhouse(International Wing,MMA) to the Domestic Terminal(MMA). The third suspect, who serves as a link between the two other suspects and buyers at Arena Market, Oshodi was apprehended at exactly 0556hours, at Hajj & Cargo Terminal following confessions made by the two other suspects.

Ongoing investigation revealed that one of the suspects was convicted and sentenced to 28days imprisonment for a similar offence, sometime in April, 2022.

The suspects are presently being interrogated by officials of FAAN AVSEC after which they will be handed over to the Police for prosecution.