NSCDC Arrests 5 IDPs Over Theft, Vandalisation In Borno Camp


No fewer than five Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) were on Wednesday arrested by the officials of the Nigeria Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in on of the camps in Borno for allegedly vandalising and stealing camp structures.

In an interview with News Agency of Nigeria in the state capital, the state commandant of NSCDC, Mr Ibrahim Abdullahi, disclosed this adding that the suspects were arrested in Bakassi camp.

Items recovered from the suspects include windows, blends, noggin roofs, pipes and rubbers, among others, Mr Ibrahim said.

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“The IDPs are now causing more havoc by vandalising the hard-earned structure that the government put in place.

“There are bad eggs among the IDPs who can do anything to get money.

“Some of them engage in prostitution and sexual abuses while some are into illicit hard drug use.

“The Command warned the culprits to desist from such crimes or face the full wrath of the law,” he said.


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