The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested a infamous pickpocket and recovered a million, 2 hundred and ninty three (1,293,000CFA) and one Golf automobile from him.
The suspect, Danjuma Muhammed, 49, was arrested on Thursday, March 18, by operatives of the Command connected to Mubi South Division alongside First Financial institution highway, in Mubi south native authorities space of the state.
Spokesperson of the command, DSP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, who disclosed this in an announcement on Friday March 19, mentioned the suspect, a resident of Aderawo ward, Music native authorities, trailed his goal, Buba Bello right into a tricycle from First Financial institution and abruptly stole the recovered quantity from his pockets with tips.
“Investigation which led to his arrest equally reveals that the suspect has been stealing from individuals’s pockets particularly these popping out of banks, cattle market and different enterprise centres in and round Mubi.” Nguroje mentioned.
Investigation additional revealed that the suspect has been committing comparable offence since 2017 in locations like Gombi, Music and Financial institution highway in Yola North native governments.
Nguroje mentioned the State Commissioner of Police, Aliyu Adamu Alhaji, counseled males of Mubi South Division for reclaiming the general public house and making it tough for criminals of such to flee arrest.
The police boss directed that the suspect be arraigned in courtroom on completion of investigations and calls on individuals to all the time report any suspicious motion round their neighborhoods to police.