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Two suspected thieves arrested for breaking into a Pos shop in Jigawa state

Two suspected thieves named Usman Yusuf and Ibrahim Aliyu who broke into a POS shop and stole over N5.8m in Gwaram Local Government Area of Jigawa state have been arrested by the police.

Two suspected thieves break into POS shop in Jigawa, steal N5.8m

“On Nov 9th at about 2000hrs, one Aliyu Ishaku ‘M’ of old Gwaram town, Gwaram LGA, reported at Gwaram Divisional Police Headquarters that, on the same date at about 1945hrs, a group of miscreants criminally conspired, burgled and trespassed into his Point of sale (POS) shop and went away with the sum of five million, eight hundred and fifty thousand naira (#5,850,000:00k),” the statement read.

Spokesperson of the police command, DSP. Lawan Shiisu Adam, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday, November 13, 2023, said N3.6m has being recovered from the suspects while effort is on to arrest their fleeing accomplices.

“Upon receipt of the report, a team of policemen swiftly swung into action, where one Usman Yusuf ‘m’ 20yrs of Galambi village Gwaram LGA and Ibrahim Aliyu ‘m’ 20yrs of Fada, Gwaram LGA, were arrested in connection with the crime.

“On interrogation, the suspects confessed to the commission of the offence and mentioned two others who are at large as their accomplices. Fortunately, three million, six hundred and seventeen thousand five hundred naira (3,617,500:00k) was recovered from them.
“The two suspects revealed that the remaining stolen money was with the fleeing culprits.
“The Commissioner of Police directed that the case should be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) Dutse for Discreet investigation, upon completion of the investigation, the suspects will be arraigned before the court to face the full weight of the law.”
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