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Jigawa Police Apprehend Five Suspected Thieves with Stolen Livestock, Building Materials

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By Hassan Turaki

Jigawa Police Command says its operatives attached to Kiyawa Divisional headquarters, while on patrol within Kiyawa township, apprehended five suspected thieves in possession of four sheep and ten (10) pieces of roofing zinc and water drum, all strongly suspected to be stolen.

DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam Command’s Spokesperson in a statement explained that the arrests were made on the 22nd and 23rd of December, 2023 respectively.

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He however identified the suspects with the exhibits arrested, as “Garba Abubakar ‘m’ age 27yrs of Zugun village, Abdullahi Alhaji ‘m’ age 25yrs of Gadumare village, Musa Ruwa ‘m’ age 25yrs of Zubo village all of Jama’are L.G.A Bauchi state in possession of four (4) sheep and one Ibrahim Rabiu ‘m’ 22yrs of Bakin Kasuwa quarters and Musa Sani ‘m’ 42yrs of Zakirai quarters all of Kiyawa LGA in possession of ten (10) pieces of Roofing zinc and Water Drum.”

He added that the suspects were arrested and brought to the Divisional Crime Branch (DCB) for investigation.

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DSP Shiisu, noted that during interrogation, the first three (3) suspects confessed to have stolen the four sheep while rearing in the bush at K/Kasamma LGA while the last two suspects revealed that the ten 10 pieces of roofing zinc and water drum were stolen from Ramat Nursery and primary school Kiyawa LGA.

He assured that effort is been intensified to trace the rightful owner of the sheep, whereas the Zinc and Drum had since been handed over to the rightful owner.

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He stressed that all the suspects will be arraigned before the Court of Justice to face the full weight of the law.

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