Four suspects who specialize in breaking into people’s homes and carting away their properties in Misau Local Government Area of Bauchi state have been arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC.
The State Commandant of NSCDC, Mr. Ilelaboye Oyejide, disclosed this while parading the suspects on at the Command Headquarters on Wednesday, June 21, 2023, adding that four other suspects are at large.
He noted that residents of Misau have complained of constant robbery, shop and housebreaking and attacks on innocent citizens with dangerous weapons.
“When I come on board, I raised crack operatives across the 20 LGA to check the menace of those hoodlums and curb it,” he said.
“When we received a call yesterday, Tuesday from Misau on their nefarious activities, we quickly mobilised the operatives and the thieves ran out of luck and arrested four of them four are at Large. But we will get them because our operatives are working tirelessly to see those at large are apprehended through vital information,” he added.
Oyejide said that the suspects had confessed to the crime and would be charged to court after investigations.
He said items stolen by the suspects include motorcycles, wrappers, television handsets and dangerous weapons.
“The remaining suspects are at large, escape with motorcycles, we are trailing them across Misau local government,” he said.
The Commandant strongly condemned the act and called on residents to be vigilant and report all criminal activities to the nearest security formation in their localities.