By; SANI ALIYU, Zaria
Communities of Tankarau Village in Zaria Local Government Area of Kaduna State have succeeded in arresting a suspected cattle rustler Zubairu Ibrahim an indigene of Danja Local Government Area of Katsina State.
The suspect who rented a house at Madaci area along Zaria – Birnin Gwari road, luck ran out of his side on that fateful day when communities of Tankarau followed footsteps of their two cows which were stolen on Sallah day that is Friday.
Narrating the story to our correspondent who visited the area, Sarkin Fulani Tukur-Tukur Shehu Jumare said at about 4:00 am on Sallah day, the suspect Zubairu Ibrahim went to Kadade Tambaya resident and took away his two female cows and we followed their footsteps up to the suspect’s house at Madaci in which we have been suspecting the house because whenever our cows were stolen when we follow their footsteps it end there, immediately we entered the house and we found the two cows in a locked room and their mouths were tight in order not to cry out, there and then we informed the police about the matter for them to investigate the whole issue.
When asked during by the communities on whether he stole the cows, the suspected cattle rustler Zubairu Ibrahim accepted the allegation leveled against him that he stole the two cows from Tankarau village and he is selling them to somebody in Kano state while he refuse to disclose the person’s name.
The Divisional Police Headquarters Danmagaji Zaria is the one handling the matter and the suspect Zubairu Ibrahim has confirmed that he stole the two cows and the police are investigating the matter and after they will forward the suspect to Kaduna for further investigation.