Katsina State Police Command has arrested a 23-year-old notorious thief and ex-convict, Ibrahim Lawal, who allegedly stole 273 mobile phones worth N15 million in Fegi Quarters, Daura local government area of the state.
The command spokesperson, SP Gambo Isah, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, said the suspect, who ia a habitual criminal, specializes in house breaking and theft of motorcycles.
“On 22/04/2021 at about 07:00hrs, based on tip off, the Command succeeded in arresting one Ibrahim Lawal, alias ‘ABBA KALA’, ‘M’, aged 23yrs of Fegi Quarters, Daura LGA of Katsina state, a notorious thief and ex-convict, a habitual criminal, who specializes in House breaking and theft of motorcycles,” Gambo stated.
“Nemesis caught up with the suspect when he trespassed into the house of one Kamalu Ibrahim, ‘M’, aged 33yrs of Shagari Low cost, Daura, and broke into his motor vehicle, BMW 3 Series, with registration number JW 01 DRA and stole away two hundred and seventy-three handsets valued fifteen million Naira (N15, 000, 000)
“In the course of investigation, all the stolen two hundred and seventy-three (273) GSM handsets were recovered in his possession during police search. Suspect confessed to the commission of the offence. He will be arraigned in court immediately investigation is completed.”
KanyiDaily recalls that the police had recently arrested three suspected fraudsterswho sspecializes in posing as evil spirits to defraud people in Katsina.