A 20-year-old phone thief identified as Danladi Abubakar has been arrested for stabbing a yet-to-be-identified woman after snatching her phone at Kasuwa-Dere in the Gwagwalada area of the FCT.
A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Mariam Yusuf, said the suspect was arrested by police detectives from Gwagwalada following an intelligence report.
The statement in part reads;
“The FCT Police command has arrested one suspect for culpable homicide in the Kasuwa-Dere, Gwagwalada area.
Acting on credible intelligence, the suspect, one Danladi Abubakar, 20, was arrested by police detectives from the Gwagwalada Division for the gruesome murder of a yet-to-be identified middle-aged woman.
The suspect, who was identified by another victim, confessed to being a member of a notorious phone snatching syndicate operating in the Gwagwalada area.
Exhibits recovered are one sharp knife used for stabbing the deceased and one Tecno phone belonging to the late woman.”