Civil Defence Corps arrest man, 67 for allegedly stealing diesel

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DUTSE -The Nigeria and Civil Corps (NSCDC) in Jigawa, has arrested Mohammad Garuba, 67, for allegedly stealing 30 litres of diesel in Gwaram Local Government area. Mr Muhammad Gidado NSCDC Commandant in the state told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Saturday that the suspect was arrested in Gwaram town on Friday night.

He said the suspect was arrested by intelligence officers of the command operating in the area while attempting to sell the commodity.

He said the suspect, a generator operator, stole the diesel meant to power one of the bore holes sunk in the area.

Gidado explained that the suspect had confessed that he had been committing the offence for a long period.

He said the suspect would soon be charged to . (NAN