A small torch allegedly left behind by a suspected robber in Katsina State, Nura Labaran, has led to his arrest and arraignment.
The 22-year-old resident of Gago village in Dutsinma Native Authorities Space of the state, who’s presently on bail, was additionally present in possession of a sheep suspected to have been stolen, Punch Metro reviews.
Deserted torch exposes suspected robber in Katsina
Labaran is going through felony fees according to provisions of Part 1(2) (a)(b) of the Theft and Firearms Particular Provision Act, Cap 11, LFN, 2004 and Part 319 of the Penal Code.
In response to the police, one Lawal Abdul, who resides behind the Isa Kaita Faculty of Training, Dutsinma, Katsina State, lodged a grievance that an unknown man just lately attacked him in his home with a machete and stick.
Abdul reportedly mentioned his attacker, who held a torch throughout the incident, allegedly inflicted accidents on his head and palms, after which his attacker made away together with his two telephones valued at N12,000 however left behind the torch as he rushed out.
It was learnt that the police have been capable of hint the suspect after retrieving the torch left behind by the attacker on the scene of the crime.
Labaran was mentioned to have owned up when confronted with the torch by the police.
A sheep was additionally allegedly discovered with Labaran, who was unable to offer a convincing rationalization on how he got here concerning the animal.
The police prosecutor, Inspector Sani Ado, instructed a Katsina Senior Justice of the Peace Court docket the place Labaran was arraigned for cognizance on Tuesday and that investigation into the case was ongoing.
The presiding Justice of the Peace, Hajiya Dikko, adjourned the case until February 11, 2019, for point out.