A Serial Mobile Phones Thief have been arrested with 106 Mobile Phones, Nine (9) Laptops Computers, Nine (9) ATM Cards and Other accessories.

The Police Command was following up on a Public outcry received from the coordinators of Dansulaika GSM Market, Farm Center, Kano that on 24/08/2023 at about 2000hrs unknown person (s) broke into eleven (11) shops through the roof ceilings and stole away the following items: Some Mobile Phones, Desktop and Laptop Computers some sales Money, ATM cards and other accessories, while the team of detectives conducted discreet investigation with a view to arrest the perpetrator (s) and recover the properties stolen. A sustained intelligence-led operation was launched that led to the arrest of one Ibrahim Adamu, (m)of Sallari Quarters, Tarauni LGA, Kano. The suspect confessed to the Police that he singlehandedly committed the offence and led them to the recovery of the One Hundred and Six (106) Mobile Phones, Nine (9) Laptops Computers, Sales Money Sum of One Hundred and Fifteen Thousand Nine Hundred and Forty Naira (N115,940:00), Nine (9) ATM cards, and other accessories.

Similarly, 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 offence. 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.


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