28-year-old friends bags 4 years imprisonment for vandalizing EEDC property.
28-year-old Edozieuno Ikemefuna and Chinedu Agbata Nwabueze, could not believe their ears when they bagged 4 years imprisonment each for vandalizing EEDC property.
An Anambra magistrate sitting in Otuocha carried out the verdict after the two pleaded guilty for the offense.
The suspects were arrested on February 7, 2021, for vandalizing the Shell Road 500KVA distribution substation at Umueri in Aguleri, Anambra State,
The head of communications EEDC has described the judgment as sufficient and a good deterrent for future offenders.
“Management of EEDC is not relenting in her commitment to ensuring that apprehended vandals are tried following the law and made to face the consequences of their actions.
“We believe that this will serve as a deterrent to many others out there, engaging in such acts.”