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25-year-old man arrested for stealing FRSC van in Abuja

A suspect identified as Hamisu Tukur has been arrested by the Federal Capital Territory Police Command for allegedly stealing a vehicle belonging to the Federal Road Safety Corps headquarters stationed at Sky Memorial, Wuse Zone 5, Abuja.

WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the 25-year-old man was arrested on Saturday by police operatives from Bwari Division during a stop and search operation, following a call from the FRSC headquarters by the command’s control room.

This was contained in a statement released by the FCT Police spokesman, DSP Anjuguri Manzah.

The PPRO said the exhibits recovered from the suspect include the white Toyota Hilux-HQ-26RS and a single key.

The statement titled, ‘Arrest of suspected car thief,’ read in part, “The command on 5th September, 2020, arrested one Hamisu Tukur ‘m’ 25 years at the outskirt of Bwari, for stealing a vehicle belonging to the Federal Road Safety Corps headquarters stationed at Sky Memorial, Wuse Zone 5.

“The suspect will be arraigned after investigation.”

While reassuring residents of its resolve to protect lives and property, the command urged the locals to promptly report activities of criminals to the Force.

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