The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has arrested a notorious
Abuja car thief, Badawi Abdullahi Ahmed, 38.
Ahmed specialized in stealing cars from where parked, Police Public Relations
Officer, ASP Daniel Ndirpaya said in a statement.
In his most recent act, Ahmed stole a blue Toyota Corolla with registration number
FKJ 625 DV from Aguiyi Ironsi street in Maitama, Abuja.
Police detectives from Maitama Division trailed the suspect to Talata Mafara in
Zamfara where he was intercepted and arrested with the vehicle.
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The car, two suspected master keys, and a bag containing mechanical tools were
recovered from him.
The suspect will be arraigned in court upon the conclusion of the investigation.
FCT Commissioner of Police, Babaji Sunday advised citizens to fortify their vehicles
with additional security measures.
The command assured of the protection of lives and property and urged residents to
report distress via 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883.