The Kaduna Police Command has paraded some staff and students of the Kaduna State University (KASU) for allegedly conspiring and stealing 55 computers belonging to the institution.
The suspects were paraded on Wednesday in Kaduna after the State Intelligence Bureau (SIB) busted the syndicate.
“On 21st of December 2016 at about 1400Hrs, the acting Registrar Kaduna State University reported to the commissioner of police that, on the 20th of December, 2016 at about 0200Hrs twenty (20) pieces of all in one HP Desktop Computers were stolen at the university computer center.
Previously about 35 of the computers were stolen at e-library of the school making a total number of fifty five (55) computers estimated at seventeen million six hundred thousand Naira (N17,600,000).
In the course of investigation, operatives of the State Intelligence Bureau (SIB) Kaduna apprehended one Aminu Shuaibu a Staff of the university with one of the computers.
Arrest was also made of one Dauda Mohammed Umar (Security Man on duty during the incident) and Stephen Timon (student of the university) who criminally conspired with one Nosa and three others to perpetrate the crime.
Also one Dennis Monday a student of the University (KASU) and one Kamal Aminu were arrested and thirty two (32) of the stolen computers were recovered from them.