Police burst gang of motorcycles thieves in Katsina
On the 6/6/2021, based on a tip off, the Katsina State Police command succeeded in smashing a notorious syndicate of thieves that specializes in house breaking and theft of motorcycles terrorizing Katsina metropolis.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer SP Gambo Isah and made available to Katsina Post.
According to the statement, “Nemesis caught up with one Nura Salisu, ‘m’, aged 28yrs of Gambarawa Quarters, Katsina, a notorious thief and member of the syndicate, when he broke into the house of one Ibrahim Datti at Farin yaro Quarters and stole away his motorcycle Jincheng – Lucky, red in colour and unregistered.
“In the course of investigation, suspect confessed to have stolen over six motorcycles and used to take the stolen motorcycles to one Muhammadu Abdullahi, ‘M’, aged 29yrs of Sabuwar Unguwa Quarters, Katsina, an expert mechanic, who specializes in painting and defacing of stolen motorcycles.
“Furthermore, suspect Nura Salisu confessed to have stolen another motorcycle belonging to one Yaquba Rabi’u of Gambarawa quarters which he sold to the mechanic.
“Also Police recovered one jincheng Rubber, unregistered, one boxer motorcycle unregistered and two plate numbers – KTN 357 UX and AGL 453 QL – Lagos and two Logo plate numbers in the house and premises of the suspect Muhammad Abdullahi.
“Another member of the syndicate, one Hassan Sani ‘m’ aged 22years of Dan bedi quarters Katsina was also traced and arrested with motorcycle Jincheng Rubber, black in colour with registration number KAT 964 QA suspected to be stolen.
“Four suspected stolen motorcycles were recovered from the suspects.”