Vandals dismantle rail tracks in Kaduna community


Vandals have dismantled rail tracks at Chidunu village in the Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

A statement issued by the Public Relations Officer, Northern District, Nigeria Railway Corporation, Alhaji Abdullahi, said it was difficult to arrange for logistics to evacuate track rails and sleepers before it got dark and the volatility of the axis, saying that they discussed with the local vigilantes and hunters to keep vigil on the stretch of the dismantled track.

He said they got a report on Sunday that the vandals were arrested during their illicit operation with two long trucks loaded with rail track materials, lamenting that the third truck, a Canter truck, was able to escape with some rail track materials.

According to the statement, “The case is at present with the NSCDC, O.C. Anti-Vandal for further investigation. At this moment, it can only be confirmed that the available suspects with the NSCDC are the two truck drivers.”

He stated that the arrangement is ongoing for a meeting with the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Command Kaduna State to follow up and to enable them to give a more comprehensive report

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