Police in Kano state has arrested one Mr. Abdullahi Sabo, a 30-yera-old worker at a popular Kano car wash center for allegedly absconding with a female client’s 2017 Honda car that was brought to the car wash to be washed on 30th Novemebr 2021.
Abdullahi Kiyawa, who is the police spokesperson in the state confirmed the arrest, stating that the suspect was arrested in Daura, Katsina State with the stolen vehicle In his statement, Abdullahi Kiyawa said;
“On the 30/11/2021 at about 1400hrs, a report was received from a resident of Badawa Quarters Kano, that, on the same date at about 1200hrs, she took her Motor Vehicle, Honda Accord 2017 Model, valued Eight Million Five Hundred Thousand Naira (₦8,500,000:00) to a Carwash located at Maidile Quarters, Kumbotso LGA, Kano State.
“When she went back, she discovered that the motor vehicle and the carwash cleaner are nowhere to be found. On preliminary investigation, the owner of the Carwash was invited.
He claimed to have hired the service of one Abdullahi, without knowing his identity. He left him alone based on trust at the carwash centre where he made away with the said customer’s Motor Vehicle.”
According to Mr Kiyawa, the suspect has confessed to stealing the vehicle at the said carwash in Kano where he was hired, with the intent to sell it.