Operatives of the FCT Police Command attached to the Central Police Station (CPS) in a painstaking investigation following public outcry, arrested six (6) suspects of 2 syndicates over alleged theft, recovering one (1) Tablet and seventy-five (75) laptops of various brands and grades
According to the FCT Police Command, the ongoing operation lasted for 5 days and was targeted at identifying distinctive styles of the perpetration of these dastardly acts, arrest of notorious thieves, and receivers of stolen properties, and the recovery of same.
The police revealed the names of those arrested as, Akintunde Balogun a 48-year-old resident of Gwagwalada, Mohammed Usuf a 27-year-old resident of Kaduna Road, and Shetima Abubakar, a 27 years old male resident of Yangoji areas of the FCT were arrested for theft.
While Kabir Usman a 37-year-Old male resident of new yanyan, Nassarawa, State, Linus Imo 35 years old resident of Airport Road, and Praise Chinonso 40 years old- male resident of Bwari area of the FCT was arrested for receiving the Stolen properties.
The suspects in a voluntary statement confessed their involvement in the criminal venture, police reveal.
They will be charged to court upon the conclusion of the investigation.
The Police Command also urged the general public who have at a time or the other recorded a missing Laptop or Tablet in the Central Area and the Territory as a whole to approach the Central Police Station at the Federal Secretariat, Central Area Abuja with Tangible proof of ownership to be reunited with their recovered personal effects.