Police operatives attached to Paiko Division,based on credible intelligence
arrested the following suspects;
-Hussaini Mohammed 45yrs, Ward head of Sabon-Danduru, Paiko
-Isah Umar 20yrs of Danduru village, Paiko
-Hussaini Ibrahim 25yrs of Bosso area, Minna
Hussaini Ibrahim was arrested on 26th June,2023 at about 0130hrs for being suspected to have stolen two Jincheng motorcycles from Tudun-Fulani area of Minna on 12/06/2023, while he led the Police team to Isah Umar at Danduru village, Paiko for aiding in the theft of the motorcycles.
During interrogation, the two suspects confessed to the crime and claimed that they stole about four motorcycles with one Nafiu presently at large, and gave it to one Junaidu also at large who sells to Ward’s head; Hussaini Mohammed.
They further confessed that they do sell the motorcycles at the rate of two hundred thousand naira and one hundred and fifty thousand naira to the Ward head. The receiver (Ward head) was later arrested on 08/07/2023 at about 0200hrs with the recovery of twenty-six motorcycle number plates and one fuel tank.
The ward head confessed that he do buys such motorcycles and he usually retrieves the number plates before re-selling.
The case is under investigation at SCID Minna, and all suspects will be arraigned in court for prosecution as soon as the investigation is concluded.
The Commissioner of Police, Niger State Command CP Ogundele J. Ayodeji has expressed his appreciation to Nigerlites for providing useful information which led to these achievements, he therefore assured of a robust security measure in the metropolis and beyond towards ensuring a more secure environment.