Operatives of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command have apprehended a notorious car thief who goes about stealing cars.
The suspect identified as Badawi Abdullahi Ahmed, 38, steals vehicles from where they are parked, Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Daniel Ndirpaya said in a statement.
In his most recent act, Ahmed allegedly stole a blue Toyota Corolla with registration number FKJ 625 DV from Aguiyi Ironsi street in Maitama, Abuja.
Police detectives from Maitama Division trailed the suspect to Talata Mafara in Zamfara where he was intercepted and arrested with the vehicle.
The car, two suspected master keys and a bag containing mechanical tools were recovered from him.
The suspect will be arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigation, the police said.