A 25-year-old man identified as Hamisu Tukur has been arrested by police officers of the Bwari Police Division in Abuja for allegedly stealing a vehicle belonging to the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC).
A statement released by the FCT Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, says the suspect, Hamisu Tukur was arrested during a stop and search operation after the police received a distress call from the FRSC.
Part of the police statement reads:
“In a 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 ‘m’ 25years at the outskirt of Bwari, for stealing a vehicle belonging to the Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC) Headquarters stationed at SkyMemorial, Wuse Zone 5.
“The fleeing suspect was arrested by the eagle-eyed Police Operatives from Bwari Division during a stop and search operation, following call 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.”
The police spokesperson said the suspect will be arraigned in court upon the conclusion of their investigation.