Abdulkareem Muhammed Nabbed for Concealing 32 litres of petrol in Travelling bag

Abdulkareem Muhammed has been arrested by the State police command in for concealing thirty-two litres of petrol in 3 polythene bags and  in a travelling bag.



SP Gambo Isah who is the Spokesman of the command, disclosed this when the command paraded the 37-years-old suspect in the presence of  newsmen at the Command Headquarters on Tuesday,


He said that the suspect was nabbed along the Katsina-Jibiya road by officers of the police command was on patrol, in his words


According to the PPRO, the suspect from afar seemed to be travelling with clothes in a travelling bag he was carrying, but upon inspection officers discovered 3 polythene bags containing 32 litres of petrol.



SP Isah said the feat is in continuation of the enforcement of the security challenges containment order, banning sales of petrol in Jerry cans and polythene bags.



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He added that more suspects who took the routes of Katsina – Jibiya road to smuggle petrol to bandits in the forests have been arrested and are being charged to court.


The suspect however denied that the products were meant for bandits, but for resale in his village. He further pleaded for mercy and promised to stop if let off the hook.


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