Three persons arrested on May 23, have been arraigned before a magistrate court sitting in Ogba, Lagos State for attempting to vandalise an Ikeja Electric’s 500KV transformer at Orisunbare, Ayobo, Lagos. .
They were arraigned on a three-count charge bordering on conspiracy to commit felony, attempt to steal and vandalise distribution transformer cables and unlawful possession of dangerous tools. .
The accused persons were consequently remanded in Kirikiri Maximum Prisons, pending when the case will come up in June 19 for mention. .
Lamenting the rise of vandalism, Head, Corporate Communications, Ikeja Electric, Felix Ofulue, said the company had suffered over 30 attacks on transformer sub-stations within the last four months, particularly in Igando, Ikotun, Akowonjo, Oshodi and Ayobo.