A 35-year-old housewife (name withheld) has been arrested by the Operatives of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Bauchi State Command for allegedly stealing 22 goats.
The spokesman for the command, Garkuwa Adamu, confirmed this while briefing pressmen in Bauchi on Tuesday.
He said that the suspect, who has six children was arrested in Hardawa, Misau Local Government Area of the state.
He explained that the suspect had successfully stolen and sold a first batch of eight goats.
“She was arrested while trying to sell.the second stolen batch of 14 goats in Hardawa market of Misau Local Government Area of the state.
“The suspect, during interrogation, confessed to have stolen all the goats from Bulkachuwa village before.bringing them to Hardawa market to.sell,” he said.
Meanwhile, in another case, Mr Adamu said the.command had received a distress call and led a team of detectives to a scene where two suspects were arrested for going on rampage.
He said the suspects allegedly stole some valuables and caused grievous hurt with dangerous weapons on innocent citizens.