- The suspects will be charged in court upon completion of investigation
The Kano State Police Command successfully apprehended a robbery syndicate, seizing 890 phones and various other items.
This was announced in an official statement by the command’s Public Relations Officer, Abdullahi Kiyawa, shared on their Facebook page on Tuesday.
The statement partly read, “On 18/09/2023 at about 1400hrs, report was received from a Mobile Phone Marketer of Beirut Road GSM Market, Kano that the shop owner discovered that several Brands of Mobile Phones and other accessories were stolen from his shop and strongly suspected his sales Boy one Mujittafa Sale, ‘m’ 19 years old of Dukawuya Quarters, Kano.
“On receipt of the report, the Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Usaini Gumel, FIPMA, psc detailed a team of detectives and directed them to conduct a thorough investigation.
“During the investigation, the said Mujjitafa Sale was arrested and instantly confessed to having conspired with one Ahmed Abbati, 23 years old of Dukawuya Quarters, Kano and jointly committed the offense.
“Further investigation led to the arrest of the following Persons who helped him to hide the Stolen Mobile Phones including other accessories: They are: (1) Musa Muhammad Shafi’u, ‘m’ 25 years old, (2) Nusairu Nasiru, ‘m’ 22 years old, and (3) Usman Muhammad, ‘m’ 25 years old, all of Dukawuya Quarters, Kano.
“Consequent upon in-depth investigation, a total of Eight Hundred and Ninety (890) Mobile Phones were recovered from them. The suspects will be charged in court upon completion of the investigation.”