Dutse, JIGAWA STATE – The Jigawa State Police Command have arrested a suspect and recovered three stolen rams.
In a statement issued earlier today, DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam stated that the development occurred when a vigilant patrol team intercepted a vehicle transporting the stolen rams in Yanbaro village.
However, upon being stopped, the three occupants of the vehicle hastily exited and fled the scene, leaving the driver behind.
The captured driver confessed to receiving the stolen rams from the fleeing suspects.
“On 24/9/2023 at about 0430hrs, information received from a reliable source had it that, one Opel vehicle was seen with three occupants conveying three Rams suspected to be stolen along Yanbaro village S/Tankarkar to Gumel axis.
“On receipt of the report, the patrol team from Sule Tankarkar Division were detailed and the vehicle was intercepted. In the process, the three occupants escaped and fled to an unknown destination, the driver was arrested and the three rams were recovered
“On interrogation, the driver confessed to having received the stolen rams from the fleeing suspects.”
The suspect was arraigned in court to face the full wrath of the law, the PPRO added.