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Four Suspects Arrested Over Stolen USAID Mosquitoes Nets In Bauchi

Trafficking, police
Posted: May 11, 2016 at 12:33 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

Bauchi Police Command on Tuesday said it had arrested four suspects for being in possession of stolen treated mosquitoes nets.

DSP Haruna Mohammed, the Spokesman for the command, made this known in a statement in Bauchi.

Mohammed named one Alhaji Modu, 32, of Lawan Bukar Ward and Ibrahim Ali, 30, of Shehuri North, all in Maiduguri town in Borno State as principal suspects arrested.

He said the suspects were arrested by a combined detachment of men from Bauchi State Police command and Military men from the 33 Artillery Brigade, Bauchi.

Mohammed said that the suspects were arrested along Azare to Kano road in Bauchi State with 42 bags of treated mosquito nets donated by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

He said that the nets were meant for distribution to members of the public for roll back malaria campaign in Borno State.

The spokesman said that preliminary investigations led to the arrest of one Mohammed Abubakar, 44, of Galtimari Ward and Mohammed Isah, 52, all staff of Borno State Primary Health Care Development Agency (PHCDA).

He said that the case was still under investigations and the suspects would be charged to the court for prosecution.