Police Special Tactical Squad arrests 29 car snatching gang + full list of recovered cars

Police Special Tactical Squad arrests 29 car snatching gang + full list of recovered cars

A Special Tactical Squad set up by the Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has arrested 29 car snatching gangs from different states Nigeria.

Twelve exotic vehicles were also recovered by the squad, which says the operation to end car hijacking and stealing in Nigeria would continue.

In a statement by a spokesman for the Police, Don Awunah, a list of the arrested suspects and the vehicles recovered were given, with the police advising Nigerians to check through the list for possible identification of their vehicles.

Owners are required to provide proof of ownership to enable them reclaim their vehicles.

The recovered vehicles are currently in safe-keeping at the IGP Special Tactical Squad on Heinous Crime facility at SARS premises old Abattoir Guzape District, Abuja, the statement read.

The spokesman for the police also said that the Special Tactical Squad working on intelligence sourced in Kogi and Edo States, also arrested eight suspects in connection with kidnapping, armed robbery and cattle rustling in the two States.

Three AK 47 rifles and 147 rounds of ammunition were recovered from them.

“All the suspects confessed to the crime and have admitted to the various roles they played in the commission of the offence.

 

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They will be arraigned in court at the close of investigation,” the statement further read.

The IGP assured members of the Public that the force was being repositioned with modern crime fighting techniques to tackle crime and criminalities in the country.

List of recovered vehicles

EXHIBITS RECOVERED

S/N VEHICLE MAKE REG. NO. CHASSIS NO. COLOR
i TOYOTA COROLA MODEL 1983 BUU 567 TG JTILOAE820020578 LIGHT GREEN
ii PEUGEOT 206 NIL VF32AWFZE40911994 ASH
iii HONDA (DC) TRN 704 SY 18GCM56836A046647 BLACK
iv TOYOTA CAMRY LE KMK 108 AQ 4T1BG22K4WU386224 WHITE
v MERCEDES 4MATIC NIL WDBRF6IJ42F200992 BLACK
vi HONDA CIVIC BU 669 EKY JHMEK355005108661 ASH
vii HONDA ACADEMIC CU 518 APP 18GCD5650VA012475 BLACK
viii GOLF 3 WAGON RBC 416 JT MVWZZZIHZWBO61315 DARK BLUE
ix HONDA CIVIC NIL ZHGEJ6675WH519691 ASH
x HONDA CRV JEEP NIL JHLRD1852VC054054 GREEN
xi HONDA ACADEMIC LKJ 182 AC IHJCZ5608VA268268 ASH
xii HONDA ACADEMIC AG 280 KJR IHGD5650TA073077 RED

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