Bauchi Police Nab 30-year-old Man for Stealing Car, 20 Motorcycles

One Bello Mohammed, a resident of Bakaro, a suburb of the Bauchi metropolis allegedly sneaked into a residential house in Old GRA, and stole a car worth about N640,000.

Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for Bauchi Police Command, in a statement said the 30-year-old suspect and his accomplice Kabiru Danfulani who is now at large were involved in the illicit business of snatching motorcycles for over four years.

He said: “Aliyu Muhammad Gidado, male, of old Airport Road GRA, Bauchi, reported at B’ Divisional Police Headquarters, Bauchi metropolis, he discovered that Bello Mohammed alias Faruk Manja, male and Kabiru Danfulani, a male of Muda Lawal Bauchi, criminally conspired among themselves and trespassed into his house and stole his motor-vehicle Honda Civic, valued at N640,000;00.
SP Wakil explained that Bello confessed that he and Danfulani have been terrorising people within Yobe and Bauchi states.

“During interrogation, the first suspect voluntarily confessed to having been a motorcycle snatcher for about four years and approximately stole 20 Jincheng robber motorcycles and carried such menace in different areas of Bauchi and Yobe States respectively, while the second suspect is now at large.

“The suspects criminally conspired among themselves and broke into a resident of Old Airport Road, GRA, and stole his N640,000 worth of a car and a motorcycle.”

The police spokesman added that a stolen vehicle and the skeletal motorcycle have been recovered from the suspects while an investigation is in progress and efforts are being intensified to arrest the fleeing accomplices, after which they would be charged to court.


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