Police in Kano State have arrested a 34-year-old notorious car thief, identified as Ibrahim Usman.
Spokesman of the command, SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa confirmed this in a statement issued.
He said a team of Operation Puff Adder while on routine patrol along BUK Road Kano intercepted the suspect in possession of a white Toyota Hilux Vehicle.
He explained that based on preliminary investigation, the suspect confessed to have stolen the said Toyota Hilux at Madobi Road, Kumbotso LGA Kano State.
According to him, the suspect belongs to a notorious syndicate that specialized in car theft terrorising owners of vehicles in different parts of the State.
“Twenty Nine (29) keys were found in his possession and nine (9) pairs of Motor Vehicles plate numbers were recovered,” he added.
He said anyone whose vehicle was stolen should report at the Public Relations Department, Bompai Police Command Headquarters, Kano or contact 08105359575.
The Commissioner of Police called on the good people of the State to take proper care of their properties, while investigation is on to arrest the suspect’s accomplices.