A man who was alleged to have stolen three rams has been arrested by the Jigawa State Police Command.
Spokesperson of the command, DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, September 26, 2023, said a patrol team intercepted a vehicle conveying the stolen rams in Yanbaro village but the three occupants jumped out and took to their heels, leaving the driver behind.
The driver was arrested and confessed to having received 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,” the statement read.
“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.