FCT Police arrests suspect for car theft, recovers exhibits



By Chimezie Godfrey

FCT Police Command has arrested a notorious car thief, Abdullahi Ahmed, a 38 years old man who specializes stealing cars from where they are parked.

a statement signed by Command’s Acting Public Relations Officer, ASP Daniel Y Ndirpaya, Commissioner of Police FCT, CP Babaji Sunday advised residents to fortify their vehicles with additional security measures.

He said,”Following a investigation, FCT Police Command, has arrested one Badawi Abdullahi Ahmed ‘m’ 38years, a notorious car thief who specializes stealing cars from where parked.

suspect Badawi Abdullahi Ahmed stole one blue Toyota Corolla with registration number FKJ 625 DV from where it was parked at Aguiyi Ironsi street Maitama on Tuesday 24th August, 2021. Upon receipt of information, Police detectives from Maitama Division swung into action and trailed suspect to Talata Mafara Zamfara state where he was intercepted and arrested possession of stolen vehicle.

“Exhibits recovered from suspect are: One (1) blue Toyota Corolla with registration number FKJ 625 DV, two (2) keys suspected to be master keys and a bag containing mechanical tools. suspect will be arraigned court upon conclusion of investigation.

“While appealing to residents of FCT to remain security conscious, Commissioner of Police FCT, CP Babaji Sunday implores residents to fortify their vehicles with additional security measures.”

He reassured residents of Command’s firm commitment to protection of lives and property within the Federal Capital Territory.

CP Sunday further urged residents to report all suspicious movements, emergency or distress, through these numbers: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653 and 08028940883.

He also urged that, for commendation or report on the conduct of Police Officers, residents should call the Public Complaint Bureau (PCB) Line: 09022222352.