The Niger state police command said it has arrested a car theft suspect, the police spokesman, ASP Wasiu A. Abiodun said “Based on a tip-off, on 26/6/2020 at about 1630 hrs, Police patrol team attached to Gawu Babangida division intercepted a Toyota Camry vehicle with Reg. number RSH 379 AP along Minna – Suleja road, but the driver refused to stop and the patrol team gave the vehicle a hot chase, as a result, the driver abandoned the vehicle at Lambata and took to his heels, meanwhile, the Policemen chased the suspect and was shot on the leg before he could be arrested”
The suspect was rushed to the hospital for treatment and later identified as one Baba Aliyu ‘m’ aged 45yrs of Lambata area of Gurara LGA. Preliminary investigation revealed that, the vehicle was stolen at Fowad Libabidi Mosque, Wuse Zone 3, Abuja. Case is under investigation and suspect will be arraigned in court as soon as investigation is concluded. The statement added.