The suspect, Usman Uzairu
A 57-year-old motorcycle thief, Usman Uzairu has been arrested by the police in Kano.
Spokesman of the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa confirmed this after parading the suspect at the command’s headquarters, Bompai, Kano.
He said the suspect who was held from Katsina State was arrested in a bank, UBA, after he attempted to use his master keys to steal a Suzuki motorcycle at France road, in Fagge Local Government Area of the state.
He said the suspect, who has been on the police watch list, specialized in stealing motorcycles in Kano metropolis and beyond.
The suspect narrated that he has spent over 10 years stealing motorcycles in Kano, Katsina, Bauchi and Gombe states.
Malam Uzairu, who is a family man, said all his four wives left him because of his behaviour.
Kiyawa said the suspect, who was earlier arrested in Kano for allegedly receiving stolen properties got his freedom last two weeks after spending two years in jail.
He said the case is still under investigation and he will be charged to court.