The Police in Plateau state have paraded five cattle rustlers and recovered seven stolen cows.
The Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyede, while parading the suspects, said they were arrested by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Bukuru in Jos South Local Government Area on June 8 at about 12 am
According to Akinmoyede, the rustlers have been on the police state command’s wanted list for some time. He said a J5 vehicle loaded with seven cow was recovered from them.
He said that the suspects during investigation confessed to have rustled the cattle from Binchim village in Bassa Local Government Area of the state. The CP added that the owner of the cattle one Abdullahi Adamu of Binchim has identified his cattle.
The police disclosed the names of the suspects as Mohammed Isah of Tilden Fulani in Toro LG of Bauchi State; Badung Dalyop of Makera Rahoss area of Riyom LGA of Plateau State and Sani Mohammed of Mangu LGA of Plateau State.
Others were Mohammed Salisu of Toro LGA of Bauchi State and Abdullahi Idris of Rayfield area of Jos South LGA of Plateau State.
The CP said the suspects would appear in court soon.