NSCDC nabs 3 suspected criminals in Katsina

By Abbas Bamalli

The Katsina State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense (NSCDC), says it has arrested three suspected criminals over conspiracy, trespass, burglary and theft.

The spokesperson of the command, DSC Buhari Hamisu, disclosed this while parading the suspects on Thursday in Katsina.

“On Friday, July 14, 2023, base on credible intelligence, the Command succeeded in arresting the three (3) suspects, Musa Murtala also known as DARI, 17-year old of Lungun Katsalle Shararrar pipe Quarters Katsina.

“Others include Nasiru Yusuf, aged 17-year old of Unwala Quarters, Bayan Gidan Nakowa Katsina and Yahaya Lawal, aged 30, also of Unwala Quarters Katsina.

“The notorious syndicate specialises in house breaking and stealing. In the course of investigation, suspects confessed to have committed the offenses.

“They have also stated that on Tuesday, July 5, 2023, they conspired with Yahaya Shuaibu, alias Jidda, the ring leader and three other suspects now at large,” Hamisu said.

He added that the suspects burgled a compound of two flats of Alhaji Jafaru Sani-Buhari and Buraimoh Abbas-Olayemi at Shararrar Pipe Quarters Katsina and stole number of items worth thousands of naira.

According to him, the following exhibits were recovered from the suspects; mattress, freezer, sewing machine, gas cooker, grinding machine, generator, and electricity stabilizer.

“Other items discovered are; kettles, hand saw, submersible wire, and also a bag containing sockets and ceiling fan.

“The suspects will be charged to a competent court, for prosecution after investigation,” he revealed.

The NSCDC’s spokesperson noted that the success was recorded due to the tireless efforts of the operatives under the leadership of Commandant Jamilu Indabawa.

He pointed out that Indabawa is always looking forward and committed to ensuring a peaceful atmosphere for all the people of the state and Nigeria in general.

According to Hamisu, the state is no more a comfort zone for all criminals.

The Commandant further warned that all criminals and miscreants in the state to desist from the evil acts as the Corps and other Security agencies will not relent in fishing out all mischief makers.

Indabawa called on the general public to support the security agencies with actionable and timely intelligence that will help to unravel the activities of miscreants in the State and report any suspicious movements to the nearest office.” (NAN)