Zamfara police command has announced the arrest of suspect who specializes in telephone and motorcycle snatching in Gusau the capital city of Zamfara state.
Police Spokesperson SP Shehu Muhammad who declared this during a press conference explained that the victims conspired among themselves to snatch a boxer motorcycle from an okada rider they hired to convey them to an unknown destination.
Shehu said two suspects by name Zakari Hassan and Bashir Shehu who are among the suspects are currently at large.
“On 23rd March, 2022, at about 2100hrs, the above-mentioned suspects conspired among themselves and hired Okada Rider, Adamu Bello ‘M’ of Rawuyya village in Gusau LGA, to transport one of them from Unguwar Gwaza area to unknown destination within Gusau. On reaching Unguwar Gwaza cemetery, the two other suspects Zakari Hassan and Bashir Shehu now at large intercepted the victim and knocked him down with an iron rod”.
“Police Operatives on receiving the report, swung into action and arrested one of the suspects, Rilwanu Ahmed and recovered the Motorcycle while the two other suspects escaped to unknown destination”.
Shehu said the victim who sustained serious wounds was rushed to Yariman Bakura Specialist Hospital, Gusau where he is currently receiving treatment.
He further said, investigation is ongoing aimed at arresting the fleeing suspects before being charged to court for prosecution.