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Police in FCT arrest suspect for stealing FRSC Headquarters Patrol Van, recover vehicle.

Operatives of the FCT Police Command, on Saturday arrested a Car Thief who stole a patrol van belonging the Federal Road Safety Commission headquarters from where it was oarkex at Wise Zone 5, Abuja.

The arrest was made at Bwari area which is a border community between FCT and Kaduna state.

DSP Anjuguri Manzah, FCT Police Spokesman confirmed the arrest of the suspect and recovery of the vehicle.

He said, “In prompt response to a distress call received by the FCT Police Command’s control room, the Command on 5th September,2020 arrested one Hamisu Tukur 25 years at the outskirt of Bwari, for stealing a vehicle belonging to the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Headquarters stationed at Sky Memorial, Wuse Zone 5.

“The fleeing suspect was arrested by the eagle-eyed Police Operatives from Bwari Division during a stop and search operation, following calls received from the FRSC Headquarters by the Command’s control room.

“The exhibits recovered from the suspect are: one (1) white Toyota Hilux-HQ-26RS and a single key.

“While reassuring residents of its resolve to protect lives and property, the Command enjoined residents to promptly report or call these emergencies numbers in case of distress: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653 and 08028940883.

“The suspect will be arraigned in court upon the conclusion of investigation.”


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