Adamu Shehu, the Spokesman of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Jigawa State says the Corps operatives have arrested a 22-year-old for allegedly stealing a motorcycle belonging to his father’s friend.
Shehu said this in Dutse, the state capital, on Saturday, noting that the suspect is a resident of Madara village in Azare Local Government Area of Bauchi state. He added that the suspect was arrested in Sundumina village in Birnin Kudu.
The statement partly read “The suspect was arrested at about 1:00 p.m. following a tip-off where he had taken the stolen motorcycle for sale at the village’s weekly market. Upon his arrest, he confessed to having sneaked into the house of his neighbour, one Malam Muhammad of the same address and a friend to his father, stole his motorcycle (Boxer) and brought it to Sundumina with intent to sell.”
Shehu added that the suspect stole the motorcycle on September 13 kept it and waited for the next weekly market in Sundumina village. “The motorcycle was valued at N400,000,” the spokesman added.
To him, the suspect, who confessed to the commission of the crime, has been charged to a Magistrate court in Birnin Kudu for prosecution.
WikkiTimes had reported that the Police Command in Jigawa State arrested a 35-year-old man in Birnin Kudu Local Government Area for allegedly stealing a car from a dealer in neighbouring Bauchi state.