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Police arrest boy who [email protected] 16 television sets worth N1.2m and sold them for N350k to ‘flex’ his girlfriend – Instablog9ja

Sadiq Isma’il, an 18-years-old suspect has been arrested and detained by the Kano State Police Command for b#rglary and th#ft of sixteen [email protected] Plasma TVs sets.

Police spokesman, SP Abdullahi Kiyawa Haruna in a statement, claimed that a covert investigation which began on Wednesday, June 22, resulted in the c#pture of one Abdullahi Muktar, the individual who bought the [email protected] goods.

The suspect admitted to selling all of the [email protected] TVs worth N1.2 million for just N350,000.00 and used some of the proceeds to book a hotel room for him and his girlfriend.

The police SP said, “On 22/06/2022 at about 0800hrs, a report was received from a resident of Sharada Quarters Kano that, on the same date, he went to his shop
and discovered that unknown hoodlum(s) [email protected] the window of his shop and [email protected] sixteen (16) Plasma TV (32 inches each) valued One Million, Two Hundred Thousand Naira (N1,200,000:00), at Seventy Five Thousand Naira (N75,000:00) each.

Sustained intelligence-led follow-up resulted in the arrest of the principal suspect, Sadiq Isma’il, 18, at a Hotel in Nassarawa LGA, Kano State, where he lodged. On preliminary investigation, the suspect confessed that he singlehandedly went to the shop around 2300hrs of 21/06/2022, broke the window and made away with the sixteen (16) Plasma TVs.

He further confessed that he sold all the sixteen(16) Plasma TVs at N350,000 and at N21,875:00 each, where he used part of the money to lodge in a hotel with his girlfriend.”