Police nab suspected serial car thief with stolen Katsina SSG’s vehicle

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The Katsina Police Command says it has arrested for the third time, a 33-year-old serial car thief simply identified as Bishir Hayatu for allegedly stealing a vehicle belonging to the Office of the Secretary to the State Government.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, SP Gambo Isah, revealed that the recovery of the vehicle, was achieved within 40 minutes after the case was reported to the police through scientific methods within the command’s disposal.

According to the police spokesman, the suspect specialises in stealing vehicles.

The suspect and his gang were arrested when they attempted to steal a Hilux van with registration number KT 76 B01, belonging to the office of the Secretary to the Katsina State Government at the Government Reserved Area Mosque.

However, with the vehicle’s tracking device, the suspects who were on their way to Abuja were tracked and arrested at Dayi Village in Malumfashi Local Government Area of the state.

Hayatu who was reportedly arrested few months back is said to be on bail for a similar crime for which he was supposed to be serving a term in the state’s correctional facility.

He however denied stealing the car, saying one Sani Danmaradi from Niger Republic, invited him to come to Dayi Village to help fix a mechanical fault with a vehicle he was driving in at the contract sum of N20,000.

It was while the vehicle was being fixed that the police arrested him.

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