Police arrest Emmanuel Achogwu for stealing streetlight solar panels in Lagos

Lagos State Police has arrested a man identified as Emmanuel Achogwu for stealing a streetlight’s solar panels.

Lagos State Police has arrested a man identified as Emmanuel Achogwu for stealing a streetlight’s solar panels.

Achogwu’s arrest was confirmed on Monday by the spokesperson of the Lagos State Police Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin.

“Recently, Lagos State Government installed some solar-powered streetlights in some parts of the state” Hundeyin posted on X.

“A few weeks later, the solar panels are being stolen. The police was informed and got to work.

“A few days back, 30-year-old Emmanuel Achogwu was arrested by officers from Alausa Division on Ikosi Road with four solar panels, moments after he removed them.”

According to Hundeyin, an investigation revealed that the suspect was one of the technicians contracted to install the solar-powered streetlights.

The Lagos State Police spokesman added that the investigation is ongoing.

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