How NSCDC arrested woman for allegedly stealing fabrics worth N500,000


Story from Kenneth AFOR, Lagos

Officers of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have arrested a woman, Ganiyat AbdulRaheem, for allegedly stealing a bundle of clothes valued at N500,000 in Kwara State.

Mr Babawale Afolabi stated on Thursday that the suspect committed the crime on July, 15 at Ago Market, Ilorin.

“A case of theft was reported at our office on July 18. It was transferred to the Intelligence and Investigation Unit of the command for further action.

“Fortunately, the suspect was caught by the complainant and handed over to the corps’ patrol team, known as Operation Harmony,” Afolabi added.

He further stated that one Abdulahi Soliu, a tricycle operator, alleged to be an accomplice to the suspect, had also been arrested adding that both the suspect and her accomplice were interrogated at NSCDC headquarters in Ilorin.

Investigation on the matter according to Afolabi had been concluded, pointing out that the suspects would appear before a Magistrate’s Court after the Eid-el-Kabir holiday.


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