The Police have arrested Muhammad Abba, who was uncovered by his spouse for looting ladies’s sneakers in the course of the Monday inferno on the Katsina Central Market.
The Public Relations Officer, Gambo Isah, informed newsmen that 33 different individuals suspected to have looted merchants’ wares had been additionally arrested.
Abba, 43, was accused of stealing seven pairs of girls’s sneakers in the course of the incident and maintaining them in his home.
The spouse, after attempting in useless to get her husband to return the sneakers, reported him to the Police.
Abba claimed he picked the sneakers on the street available in the market and thought it was misplaced property.
Different looted objects embody energy mills, clothes supplies, wall clocks, cartons of spaghetti, baggage of Semovita flour, cartons of milk, plastics, carpets.
“We’ve reviews that some persons are nonetheless in possession of such looted objects, notably inside Katsina metropolis.”
The Police, nonetheless, appealed to residents to report such hoodlums to the closest station for essential motion.
All of the suspects in custody would quickly be charged to court docket.
Spouse exposes husband who looted sneakers throughout Katsina market hearth