The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, in Jigawa State has arrested a 25-year-old man for allegedly stealing four tricycles in Hadejia Local Government Area of the state.
The Command’s Public Relations Officer, Mr Badruddeen Tijjani, in a statement on Tuesday in Duste, said the suspect, Abdullahi Idris, was arrested on Friday.
“Idris was arrested in Chadi Quarters Hadejia about 1700 hours following a complaint to NSCDC operatives in Hadejia.
“While the case was under investigation, the suspect transported the tricycle’s parts to Warwarin, Matoya Garko, and Gandun Sarki in Hadejia, where he sold them to a scrap dealer.
“The suspect confessed to having stolen the tricycle and three others, which he stole at Magama Hudu, Zonagalari, and PHC Gabari quarters,” he said.
Tijjani said that the suspect would be charged to court after an investigation.