The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence (NSCDC), Sokoto State Command, has arrested sixteen suspected burglars, who allegedly broke into some shops at the Sokoto Central Market.
Presenting the suspects before newsmen in Sokoto, on Friday, the State Commandant of the corps, Mr Babangida Abdullahi, said the age of the suspects ranges between 11 and 30 years old.
“The suspects were apprehended by officers and men of the command on Thursday night, while committing the crime at the Sokoto central market.
”Items such as clothing materials and bundles of locally chewing sticks were recovered from the suspects at the point of their arrest, ” he said.
He decried the recurring cases of burglary in the market in the past few months, saying ”the senior ones among the suspects were training the younger ones.
”The suspects were using locally made tools to cut the…
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