Motorcycle-snatching syndicate nabbed in Nasarawa


NSCDC personnel

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Command in Nasarawa State said the have apprehended a Motorcycle-snatching syndicate in the State.

The state’s Commandant, Mr Lawan Bashir-Kano, told newsmen on Friday in Lafia that two suspected members of the gang were arrested by the command through  collaboration with neighbourhood vigilance groups.

He said one 35-year old Abubakar Zakari was arrested on June 20 at Akura village near Lafia with a Bajaj motorcycle allegedly snatched from Isiaka Usman of the same village.

He added that the suspect had confessed to the crime and disclosed that he and his gang stole over nine other motorcycles recently.

Lawan-Kano said another suspected member of the gang, Mohammed Idris, 24, was arrested while attempting to steal a motorcycle at New Garage along Makurdi Road in Lafia.

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