Man arrested with 890 stolen mobile phones in Kano

A suspected thief has been arrested by police in Kano state with Eight Hundred and Ninety (890) Mobile phones recovered from him.

The Kano police spokesperson, SP Abdullahi Kiyawa, in a statement on Wednesday said the Police Command was following up on a Public outcry received from the coordinators of Dansulaika GSM Market, Farm Center, Kano that on August 24, unknown persons broke into eleven (11) shops through the roof ceilings and stole some Mobile Phones, Desktop and Laptop Computers some sales Money, ATM cards and other accessories.

Man arrested with 890 stolen mobile phones in Kano
The arrested suspect with stolen phones

He said a sustained intelligence-led operation was launched that led to the arrest of one Ibrahim Adamu, ’m’, of Sallari Quarters, Tarauni LGA, Kano.

He mentioned that the suspect confessed to the Police that he singlehandedly committed the offence and led them to the recovery of the One Hundred and Six (106) Mobile Phones, Nine (9) Laptops Computers, Sales Money Sum of One Hundred and Fifteen Thousand Nine Hundred and Forty Naira (N115,940:00), Nine (9) ATM cards, and other accessories. 

Kiyawa added that the suspect will be charged to court upon completion of the ongoing.

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