The arrested suspects
Two suspected phone thieves have been apprehended by men of the Jigawa State police.
Spokesperson of the police command, DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam, who disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, August 3, said the suspects were arrested following a report made by owner of the phone.
"On 01/08/2022 at about 2345hrs, one Isa Ya'u 'm' age 25yrs of Ruwa Dawa village Jahun LGA reported that, he boarded motor vehicle with one Sani Lawan 'm' age 40yrs of Dantanoma Quarters Gumel LGA and Jamilu Abdullahi 'm' age 28yrs of Gezawa LGA Kano State from Shuwarin to Gujungu town, on reaching at Ruwa Dawa village, he discovered that his android phone estimated value at forty thousand naira (#40, 000.00k) has been stolen while in the vehicle," the statement read.
"During the course of investigation, the suspects confessed that they criminally conspired and engaged in picking pocket (sane) from one market to another within Jigawa State
"The suspects will be charged to court to face the full wrath of the law upon completion of investigation." the PPRO added.