Kano CP rewards tricycle operator for assisting police in arresting two mobile phone thieves
The Kano State Commissioner of Police, Sama'ila Shu'aibu Dikko, has rewarded a tricycle operator for assisting the police in arresting two mobile phone robbery suspects.
Spokesperson of the command, SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, July 24, said the suspects were arrested after the tricycle operator informed the police that they snatched mobile phone of his female passenger.
"On 22/07/2022 at about 1300hrs, a report was received through Kano State Police Command emergency number 08032419754 from a Tricycle Operator that, suspected Armed Robbers riding a motorcycle robbed the Android Mobile Phone of his female passenger at Gadon Kaya Quarters on his way from Rijiyar Lemo Quarters to Sharada Quarters Kano," the statement read.
"On receipt of the report, the Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Sama'ila Shu'aibu Dikko, fsi raised and instructed a team of Policemen led by SP Abdulrahim Adamu, Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Sharada Division to arrest the culprits and recover the robbed Mobile Phone.
"The team immediately swung into action, and with the assistance of the Tricycle Operator, the two suspects were trapped and arrested. The Android Mobile Phone and a sharp weapon were recovered from them.
"On investigation, the suspects confessed to the crime. Also, the victim claimed to have learnt a lesson and that, she will stop exposing her valuables while in transit. So also, the good people of the State are advised to desist from exposing their Mobile Phones and other valuables while in transit. Suspects will be charged to court upon completion of the investigation.
"The Commissioner of Police, Kano State Police Command donated cash to the Tricycle Operator for his assistance in the arrest made. He appreciates the good people of the State and calls on them to continue to give maximum cooperation to the Police and other security agencies." the statement added.