By Stanley Onyekwere
The FCT Police Command has arrested an alleged notorious car thief, Badawi Abdullahi Ahmed, a 38-year-old man, who specializes in stealing cars from where parked, following a thorough investigation.
In particular, the suspect Badawi Abdullahi Ahmed had allegedly stole one blue Toyota Corolla with registration number FKJ 625 DV from where it was parked at Aguiyi Ironsi street Maitama, on Tuesday 24th August, 2021.
According to a statement from the FCT Police Command’s Acting Police Public Relations Officer,
Asp Daniel Y Ndirpaya, upon receipt of the information, Police detectives from Maitama Division swung into action and trailed the suspect to Talata Mafara Zamfara state, where he was intercepted and arrested in possession of the stolen vehicle.
It also disclosed that rxhibits recovered from the suspect are: One (1) blue Toyota Corolla with registration number FKJ 625 DV, two (2) keys suspected to be master keys and a bag containing mechanical tools.
Furthermore, the Police said the suspect will be arraigned in court, upon conclusion of investigation.
The statement adds: “While appealing to residents of the FCT to remain security conscious, the Commissioner of Police FCT, CP Babaji Sunday implores residents to fortify their vehicles with additional security measures.
“The Command reassures its firm commitment to the protection of lives and property within the Federal Capital Territory.
“ Furthermore, residents are urged to report all suspicious movements, emergency or distress”.