Katsina State Police command has arrested one Shamsu Sani that lives in Barhim village of Batagarawa, Katsina State earlier this month for allegedly camouflaging in Police uniform and motorcycle theft.
This was made known to newsmen in the state by the police command during a press briefing earlier in the week.
Bellow is the police press briefing regarding the arrest:
“On 02/08/2017 the Command also succeeded in the arrest of one SHAMSU SANI ‘m’ alias “OFFICER” of Barhim village Katsina state, a notorious motorcycle thief who perpetrates his crime by deceiving unsuspecting citizens that he is a police officer. Suspect was nabbed when he could not satisfactory account for a motorcycle found in his possession and when a search was conducted in his house the following items were recovered:
Two stolen motorcycles Jincheng and Boxer unregistered
A complete set of police uniform with Force Number 267490
One trouser of Police Mobile Police Uniform
One Prison Service uniform trouser
However, the owners of the above mentioned motorcycles were traced and identified as Ibrahim Ahmed ‘m’ of Kofar Sauri Katsina and Mustapha Ismaila ‘m’ of Sabuwar Unguwa Katsina. Also the receivers of the stolen motorcycles were traced and arrested. They are:
Aminu Yusuf ‘m’ aged 28yrs of Kofar Kaura qrts Katsina
Yahaya Abubakar ‘m’ aged 27yrs of Dandagoro qrts, Batagarawa, Katsina”