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Kaduna police nab serial goat thief in village raid

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Kaduna police nab serial goat thief in village raid

Police in Kaduna have apprehended a suspected goat thief in Pasali Konu village, Kagarko Local Government Area.

The 20-year-old suspect, who hails from Igwa village in the same local government area, was arrested by a vigilante and surveillance team on November 11 at around 4:30 pm while on a visibility patrol in the area.

According to the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Mansur Hassan, the suspect was caught armed with dangerous weapons and a facemask.

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Hassan said, “The suspect, who specialises in stealing goats, confessed that there were two who came to the village to steal goats.”

He said the other suspect fled when he saw the patrol squad and we apprehended the other one.

“The other suspect who is at large ran to an unknown destination but we will trail him and arrest him,” Hassan said.

The PPRO assured that the suspect would face charges in court after investigation.

Hassan reaffirmed the command’s resolve to eradicate all types of criminal activity from the state and made a timely and relevant information request to enable operatives take preventative action against crimes before they start.

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