Two Suspected Cattle Rustlers Arrested In Jigawa

Spokesperson of the Corps in the state, CSC Adamu Shehu, who disclosed this in a statement said the suspects were arrested on the 29th of July.


Two suspected cattle rustlers have been arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Jigawa State.
Spokesperson of the Corps in the state, CSC Adamu Shehu, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday, August 7, 2023, said the suspects, Abdullahi Buba, 25 of Garin Dole, Itas Gadau LGA, Bauchi State and Yuse Alhaji Jubril, 29, of Bursari, Dapchi LGA, Yobe State, were arrested on the 29th of July.
“Abdullahi Buba was arrested when he went to the residence of one Alhaji Umar Mande situated behind AA Rano Kiyawa LGA at about 0100hrs with the intention of stealing cow(s) but was caught by the owner, who stood vigil during the night together with other neighbors and family members in anticipation of catching the thief that had earlier been stealing their cows. According to Alhaji Umar, five cows were stolen from him and three from his neighbor, Alhaji Hardo all valued at over N2,000,000,” the statement read.
“Investigation revealed that Abdullahi together with his accomplices including Yusuf, Sabo, Umaru and Shu’aibu had been stealing cows between Kiyawa LGA, Jigawa and Azare Town, Bauchi States respectively
“He confessed to have stolen 5 cows at various places and with assistance of Yusuf Alhaji Jubril (the driver), the cows were transported to Kano to one Alhaji Mustapha at Dorawar Na’abba, Kano State (now at large) who get them disposed and then share the booty accordingly. Infact, it was Alhaji Mustapha that owns the vehicle that is being used by Yusuf for such purposes
“The suspects had confessed to the crime though denied stealing previously from the complainants. They will be charged to court for criminal conspiracy, trespass, intent to steal and theft after conclusion of investigations.”

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