Man nabbed after stealing goods worth N8m in a warehouse.
A 36-year-old man identified as “Salmanu Mohammed Bashir” has been arrested by the Kano state Police Command for stealing goods worth N8 million after breaking into a warehouse.
The police spokesperson DSP “Abdullahi Haruna who confirmed the arrest in a statement on Thursday, December 24, disclosed that, the suspect, Salmanu confessed to the crime after he was nabbed.
During interrogation, the suspect revealed how he damaged the padlock, then replaced it with a new one of the same colour and size.
The incident occurred at about 1020hrs on the 27/11/2020 after a report was lodged that a Hijet Pick-up Motor Vehicle with Reg. No. KMC 24 XY, white colour, loaded with Building Materials and Furniture was seen with suspected stolen properties.
The team intercepted the vehicle and arrested one Salmanu Mohammed Bashir ‘m’ 36 years old, of Gwammaja Quarters Kano. The suspect confessed breaking a warehouse located at Tal’udu Quarters Kano. He opened up on how he damaged the padlock and replaced it with a new one of the same colour and size and stole properties worth eight Million Naira (N8,000,000:00). Owner of the warehouse was identified. Investigation is in progress.”
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