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NSCDC Arrest Man Over Goat Theft In Kwara

Efforts of the Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps to rid the state of incessant goat and sheep theft yielded results on Thursday as one Garuba Ashin of Iwala Area, Kaima was arrested while making attempt to steal some goats in the neighborhood.

NSCDC public relations officer in the State Babawale Zaid Afolabi disclosed this on Friday in a release made available to the newsmen in ilorin.

According to Babawale, officers of the Corps from the Kaima divisional office have been on regular surveillance within the neighborhood in recent time as a result of repeated reports and complaints of the residents over missing of their domestic animals

"The intense surveillance being carried out paid off recently as one Garuba Ashin of Iwala Area in Kaima, Baruten local government was caught in the act while trying to steal goats belonging to Hossan Abubakar” Babawale narrated.

He stated further that the suspect has been transfered to the NSCDC state command in ilorin while efforts are ongoing to round up other members of the gang.

"Investigations have revealed that these goat thieves are in group and we are working round the clock to arrest other members of the group”. Babawale concluded.

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