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Police arrests 7 for alleged burglary in Yobe



Police operatives in Yobe have arrested seven people for alleged burglary and theft in the state.

The spokesman for the state police command, Dungus Abdulkarim, who confirmed the development in a statement on Friday in Damaturu, said the suspects specialised in house breaking.

He said the men were arrested from different parts of the state following complaints from communities on incessant burglary, theft and other related crimes.

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The spokesman added that a number of people who bought the stolen properties had also been arrested.

Abdulkarim listed the recovered items to include foodstuffs, television sets, power generators, wrappers, blankets, mobile phones, receivers, gas cooker and carpets, among others.

He said: “The command advises the general public to be conscious of buying items from suspicious sources.”

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