Suspected thief arrested three months after stealing motorcycle in Kwara

Suspected thief arrested three months after stealing motorcycle in Kwara

 

Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has said it nabbed a suspected thief two months after he escaped arrest.

 

The suspect, Saliu Raofeek was arrested at a popular supermarket around Ibrahim Taiwo area of Ilorin metropolis on Tuesday, July 20.

 

Spokesman of the state command of the NSCDC, Babawale Afolabi, who disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, July 21, said that Raofeek was declared wanted over alleged theft of motorcycle and was nabbed at a popular supermarket around Ibrahim Taiwo area in the Ilorin metropolis

 

“It will be recalled that the middle-aged man was accused of stealing a motorbike sometime in May 2021 but evaded arrest and disappeared into a thin air with the stolen bike. All efforts to apprehend him since then has proved abortive until he was picked up at a supermarket along Taiwo road in Ilorin,” Afolabi stated.

 

“Around 11:13 hours, on Tuesday, two operatives from Akerebiata Division, who were on surveillance around Taiwo road in Ilorin sighted a suspect who has been on a wanted list for a while. The suspect was accused of stealing a motorcycle and has since been on the run,” he added.

 

He said the suspect will be charged to court after the completion of further investigation.

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