… Arrests runaway motorcycle thief in Ilorin Shopping Mall***
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kwara State Command, has arrested one Ganiyat AbdulRaheem, 30, for allegedly stealing a bundle of clothes, valued at half-a-million naira.
This is contained in a statement issued by Mr Babawale Afolabi in Ilorin on Wednesday.
Afolabi stated that the suspect committed the crime on July, 15 at Ago Market, llorin.
“A case of theft was reported at our office on July 18. It was transfered to the Intelligence and Investigation Unit of the command for further action.
“Fortunately, the suspect was caught by the complainant and handed over to the corps’ patrol team, known as Operation Harmony,” Afolabi added.
He further stated that one Abdulahi Soliu, a tricycle operator, alleged to be an accomplice to the suspect, had also been arrested.
He stated that both the suspect and her accomplice were interrogated at NSCDC headquarters in Ilorin.
He added that investigation on the matter had been concluded, pointing out that the suspects would appear before a Magistrate’s Court after the Eid-el-Kabir holiday.
In the meantime, the Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has caught a suspected motorcycle thief on its wanted list in a shopping mall in Ilorin.
This is contained in a news release signed by the Spokesman of the Command, Mr Babawale Afolabi, and made available to the newsmen in Ilorin on Wednesday.
The statement said that the motorcycle thief, a male, was caught while shopping inside a Supermarket in llorin.
“The middle aged man was accused of stealing a motorcycle sometime in May, but escaped arrest and absconded with the stolen property.
“All efforts to apprehend him since then has proved abortive, until he was picked up at a supermarket on Taiwo road, llorin, by two operatives from Akerebiata Division,” Afolabi said.
The spokesman said that the operatives were on a surveillance around Taiwo road, when they sighted the suspect, who had been on their wanted list for a while.
He said that the suspect was accused of stealing a Motorcycle and had been on the run since then.
Afolabi further said that the suspect was taken to the NSCDC headquarters, Ilorin, where he would be charged to court, on the completion of investigations.