Oloyede Emmanuel Kano
A notorious car thief, Ibrahim Usman, 34 years old, of Zaria LGA, Kaduna State, was arrested by a team of policemen officers along Bayero University Road Kano.
Also the Police stated that nine pairs of Motor Vehicles plate numbers from stolen vehicles from different locations were recovered from .another car theft syndicates
The Police command , disclosed that as at the time of his arrested the suspect, Ibrahim Usman, 34 years old, of Zaria LGA, Kaduna State was in possession of a white Toyota Hilux Motor Vehicle.
The state Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO)SP Haruna Kiyawa , however confirmed this in a statement signed made available on Monday to pressmen in Kano
He said that the suspect on Preliminary investigation confessed to have stolen the Vehicle at Madobi Road, Kumbotso LGA Kano State, further disclosing that he belongs to a syndicate that specialized in Car theft by using various methods.
The suspect, was previously arrested for the same offense and charged to court.
Meanwhile,thePPRO further disclosed that further investigation has led to the arrest of another suspect Hamisu Ibrahim, 55 years old of Sharada Quarters Kano.
According to him ,the second suspect specialized in manufacturing, selling Motor Vehicles and Tricycles master keys to criminals. Twenty Nine keys were found in his possession.
In a related development , another car theft syndicates were bursted while significant arrests have been made.
The Police revealed that nine pairs of Motor Vehicles plate numbers from stolen vehicles from different locations were recovered from the suspects.
Plateau, BSA 272 AA, Plateau, JJN 782 PQ, Plateau, BUU 964 AA, Kano AE 560 BNK, Kano AEA 955 BNK, Kano AE 485 KKU, Katsina AE 871 DRA, Lagos DC 360 FST, Lagos AAA 328 DW.
The Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, ordered for discreet investigation after which the suspects will be charged to court for prosecution.