The Nasarawa State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Bola Longe, said on Friday, that his command had arrested a suspected car thief, Solomon Onyino.
He said they arrested the suspect and recovered one Toyota Hilux vehicle allegedly stolen at Kurudu, FCT Abuja.
“On 25/09/2020 at about 0500hrs, information was received that one Toyota Hilux vehicle, white in colour with registration no. APP 68 XM, property of C&I Leasing PLC was stolen from where it was parked at Kurudu in Abuja.
“In compliance with the aforementioned directives, police operatives attached to Akwanga Division on stop and search operation intercepted the vehicle at Akwanga-Keffi road where one Solomon Onyino ‘m’ 38 years of New Nyanya, Karu LGA of Nasarawa State was arrested while the said vehicle was recovered from him as exhibit.
“The suspect has confessed to the commission of the crime and investigation is ongoing,” he said.