The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kwara State Command, has arrested a 30-year-old woman, Ganiyat AbdulRaheem, for allegedly stealing a bundle of fabrics valued at N500,000.
Spokesperson of the Corps in Kwara, Babawale Afolabi, who confirmed the arrest in a statement on Wednesday, July 21, said that the suspect committed the crime on July, 15 at Ago Market, llorin.
“A case of theft was reported at our station on Monday, 18/07/2021 at about 1725hours and later transferred to the intelligence and investigations unit for further action,” he stated. “Fortunately, the suspected thief was caught in the act and handed over to the NSCDC patrol team of operation harmony by the complainant. The suspect’s accomplice, a tricycle operator, Abdullahi Soliu, has also been arrested.” he added.
Afolabi said that both the suspect and her accomplice were interrogated at NSCDC headquarters in Ilorin, He added that investigation on the matter had been concluded, adding that the suspects would appear before a Magistrate’s Court after the Eid-el-Kabir holiday.