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Wuse detectives arrest suspected burglars

According to police sources, FCT policemen attached to the division on patrol assignment within theWuse axis intercepted one of the suspects who had on him…

According to police sources, FCT policemen attached to the division on patrol assignment within theWuse axis intercepted one of the suspects who had on him 33 bundles of zinc, 3 cartons of electrical switches and 12 pieces of window frames.
The sources said the suspect could not provide satisfactory explanation about the building materials in his possession and their source when questioned by officers on routine patrol.
“When asked to produce the receipt, he started telling different stories and also attempted to bribe our men who declined. He was then taken to Wuse Division where upon interrogation he confessed to have bought the items from a friend, who works with the security personnel of one of the warehouses in Abuja,” the sources said.
It was gathered that the police officers then went in search for the suspect at his residence in Wuse 2. Upon interrogation, he was said to have confessed to have stolen the items from his boss’ warehouse and sold same items to the first arrested suspect.
When contacted, the FCT police spokesperson, Deputy Superintendent HyelhiraAltine Daniel confirmed the story and stated that FCT policemen on patrol intercepted the vehicle and while inspecting the loaded items, asked the suspect to produce the receipts.
“Immediately he was asked to produce the receipts, he started rambling and he was instantly arrested and his partner in crime has equally been arrested,” she stated.
The FCT police spokesperson stated that investigation is still ongoing.
She advised employers to carefully screen any potential employee before engaging their services and to also monitor activities and actions of such staff after employment.
She also added that residents should stop patronizing people without known addresses because according to her, patronizing such people increases criminality.
“FCT residents should stop the idea of cutting corners in order to get cheap items especially trying to buy things from people who do not have shops,” the policewoman said.