The police in Delta State have arrested a lady, Aisha Hassan, who drugged an Okada rider (name withheld) and stole his motorcycle with an accomplice in Asaba, the state capital.
According to a statement by the spokesman for the Delta State Police Command, DSP Bright Edafe, said on Wednesday, February 23, 2022, the Okada rider carried Hassan “and one other who pretended to be a passenger to Kenu guest house located at Bonsaac, on getting to the hotel, the victim stated that the lady brought out drink for them to drink unknown to him that sleeping pills and suspected hard drug have been added to the drink, after drinking he slept off and to his greatest surprise, when he woke up he discovered that his red colour unregistered KC Sanya motorcycle with Engine No. 162FMJ510828953, Chasis No. IPCKL11M1018611 valued at three hundred and thirty thousand naira (N330,000.00) has been stolen by the suspects.
Edafe said when the matter was reported, “The Area commander Asaba ACP Nuhu Hamidu, detailed Police detectives to investigate and ensure that the said suspects are arrested.
“Consequently, the team went on intelligence-led investigation and arrested one of the suspects named Aisha Hassan. Investigation later revealed that her gang member took the motorcycle to an unknown destination.
“Investigation is ongoing with a view possibly recover the said motorcycle and to arrest the fleeing suspect.”
Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police, CP Ari Muhammed Ali has urged members of the public to assist with useful information that could lead to the arrest of the suspect and also recover the said motorcycle.
Members of the public can reach the command through any of the following numbers
The PPRO’s Office can be contacted through the following numbers: +234 915 557 0008, +234 915 557 0007, +234 902 907 0037 or the command control room via +234 803 668 4974.