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Police nab serial goat thief in Kaduna

Nov 20, 2023

The Kaduna State Police Command has arrested a suspected thief who allegedly specialises in stealing goats In Pasali Konu village, Kagarko Local Government Area of the state.

Spokesperson of the command, ASP Mansur Hassan, disclosed this to newsmen on Sunday, November 19, 2023.

The PPRO said that on November 11, at about 0430hrs, a surveillance team and vigilante members, while on visibility patrol at the village, arrested the 20-year-old suspect.

According to Hassan, the suspect who hails from the Igwa village of Kagarko LGA, armed himself with dangerous weapons and a facemask.

“The suspect, who specialised in stealing goats, confessed that there were two that came to the village to steal goats,” Hassan said.

He said when they sighted the patrol team, the other fleeing suspect ran away while we arrested the second one.

“The other suspect who is at large ran to an unknown destination, but we will trail him and arrest him,” Hassan said.

The police spokesperson said that the suspect would be charged in court after the preliminary investigations.

Hassan reiterated the command’s commitment to rid the state of all forms of criminality while he appealed for timely and useful information for proactive measures to nip crimes in the bud.

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