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The Kaduna State Police Command has apprehended a serial thief known for stealing goats in Pasali Konu village, Kagarko Local Government Area.
ASP Mansur Hassan, the Police Public Relations Officer, confirmed the arrest on Sunday, stating that the 20-year-old suspect was captured during a patrol conducted by a surveillance team and local vigilantes on November 11 at approximately 0430hrs.
The arrested suspect, originating from Igwa village in Kagarko LGA, was found armed with dangerous weapons and wearing a facemask. Hassan revealed that the confessed thief, operating as part of a duo, admitted to their intent to steal goats in the village.
Upon encountering the patrol team, one suspect escaped, while the police successfully detained the apprehended individual. Efforts are underway to locate and apprehend the absconded suspect.
Hassan emphasized the commencement of preliminary investigations and affirmed that the apprehended suspect would face legal proceedings.
He reiterated the commitment of the command to combat criminal activities in the state, urging the public to provide timely and valuable information to aid proactive measures against crime.