The Police in Kano, have arrested one Ibrahim Usman, age 34, who specializes in stealing cars while in possession of a stolen Toyota Hilux moto vehicle and Hamisu Ibrahim, ‘m’, 55 years old of, Sharada Quarters Kano who also specialized in manufacturing and selling Motor Vehicles and Tricycles master keys to criminals.
Confirming the arrest yesterday, spokesperson of the Kano Command, Nigeria Police, SP. Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa said the criminal was arrested by a team of Operation Puff Adder led by SP Rabi’u Ahmed while on routine patrol along BUK Road Kano.
According to him, the criminal who belongs to a notorious syndicate that specialized in Car Theft by removing Motor Vehicles from where parked was previously arrested for the same offense and charged to court.
That on preliminary investigation, the suspect confessed to have stolen the said Toyota Hilux Motor Vehicle at Madobi Road, Kumbotso LGA Kano State while further investigations led to the arrest of the second suspect where 29 master keys where recovered.
In the same vein, 9 pairs of Motor Vehicles plate numbers were recovered after series of arrests in connection to theft and the following plate numbers were recovered:
Kiyawa, added that Anyone whose Motor Vehicle was stolen and discovers his Motor Vehicle plate number above should report at the Public Relations Department, Bompai Police Headquarters Kano.
“The Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, fsi has ordered for discreet investigation after which the suspect(s) will be charged to court for prosecution.
He reiterates that criminals will have no hiding place in Kano State as such are advised to either repent or leave the State completely, otherwise, they will be arrested and face the full wrath of the Law”, he warned.