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Police Arrest Cable Vandals, Animal Rustlers, Others in Jigawa

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By Hassan Turaki

Police in Jigawa Command has arrested one Hassan Ismaila, 20, over alleged vandalizing cable wires that supply electric current to one construction company “Marepianti Nigeria Limited, Jigawa Branch” located at Kurma village in Gwiwa LGA of Jigawa state.

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DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam, Police Public Relations Officer, Jigawa State Command disclosed this in a statement.

He stated on 17th Aug. 2023 at about 2130hrs, a report from a good samaritan exposed that, unscrupulous elements commitment the offence.

He further stated that on receipt of the information, the Policemen on patrol were detailed.

He said on the same date at about 2300hrs, one Hassan Sama’ila ‘m’ age 20yrs of Roni LGA was nabbed in possession of the said cable wires.

“When questioned, the suspect disclosed having conspired with one Shamsu Hassan ‘m’ age 19yrs of the same address in committing the offense, for which he was also arrested.”

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DSP Shiisu, similarly said yesterday at about 1230hrs, operatives from Fanisau Divisional Headquarters, acted on credible and actionable intelligence, arrested one Abdu Amadu ‘m’ age 30yrs of Safa village B/Kudu LGA with a Bajaj motorcycle red in color, with reg no. KTG 294 AQ Bauchi state, which is strongly suspected to be stolen.

Suspected Motorcycle Thief arrested
Suspected Motorcycle Thief arrested

He was arrested at his hideout in Isari village, Dutse LGA.

“On investigation, the suspect confessed to have stolen the said motorcycle on 16th Aug. 2023 at about 0230hrs in his hometown.

He consequently revealed that on 17th Aug. 2023 at about 1500hrs, one Rabiu Yusuf ‘m’ age 48yrs of Lanjo village Kazaure LGA, reported that unknown thieves stole his twenty-three (23) sheep valued at one million, one hundred and fifty thousand naira (N1,150,000.00k).

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He added that following a tip-off, a team of Policemen attached to Gwiwa Division in conjunction with personnel from Kazaure Divisional Headquarters apprehended one Sabiu Sa’idu ‘m’ 28yrs of Kanti village and one Saifullahi Suleiman ‘m’ 34yrs of Tsohon Kafi Quarters Kazaure LGA at Furgi market Gwiwa LGA, after they have sold the one (1) among the twenty-three (23) stolen sheeps.

“When search was conducted, the sum of twenty-four thousand naira (N24,000.00k)was recovered from the suspect, which is the remnants of the already sold sheep balance, recovered in their possession.

Rustled Sheep Recovers
Rustled Sheep Recovers

According to DSP Shiisu on investigation, the suspects mentioned one additional suspect to be their accomplice.

All the suspects will be charged to court for prosecution after a thorough investigation.



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