Man arrested for alleged goat theft in Kwara


Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Kwara State, have arrested one Garuba Ashin, over alleged theft of a goat in his neighbourhood in Kaiama Local Government Area of the State.

Garuba who is a resident of Iwala area, Kaiama, was arrested on Thursday, according to the spokesman of the corps, Babawale Zaid Afolabi in Ilorin.

He said regular surveillance by the operatives of the defence corps, led to the arrest of the suspect following repeated reports and complaints of residents over their missing domestic animals in the neighbourhood.

“The intense surveillance carried out, paid off recently as one Garuba Ashin of Iwala area in Kaiama, was arrested while trying to steal goats belonging to Hossan Abubakar,” the spokesman revealed.

He said the suspect has been transferred to the NSCDC state command in Ilorin, while efforts are ongoing to round up other members of the gang.

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