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10-Year-Old Boy Arrested For Stealing N.5 Million In Jigawa

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10-Year-Old Boy Arrested For Stealing N.5 Million In Jigawa

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July 11th, 2013 – 10-Year-Old Boy Arrested In Jigawa For Stealing .5 Million Naira

A 10-year-old boy (name withheld) has been arrested by the Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) over alleged theft of N500,000.

Mr Muhammad Gidado, the NSCDC Commandant in the state, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Thursday that the suspect was arrested on Wednesday in Kiyawa Local Government area of the state.

Gidado said that the money was stolen from the suspect’s mother residing in Jahun Local Government, adding that it was a contribution by some of the residents, which was kept in the woman’s custody.

He said the boy was arrested following reports by members of the community on how the suspect was spending money extravagantly.

The commandant stated that a new sports bicycle worth N45,000 and N250,000 was recovered from him.

Gidado said that investigation into the matter was continuing.

[Source: News Agency Of Nigeria]



  1. Akuwax in Barotseland / Zambia

    July 11, 2013 at 2:24 PM

    Take it easy for this little boy and let the law take its course.After all no one can say he or she has never stolen since childhood. Jesus said whoever has not commited adultry should first throw a stone to this lady. And it was dicovered that all have sined. So be easy and take lowly becuase this boy needs counseling

  2. akod

    July 11, 2013 at 3:16 PM

    bros…no be wetin we dy talk be that…u no hear amount wey dem say this boy move ni…at age 10..the boy na real criminal…go read aneni history..he wasn’t even half as notorious as this boy at that age..

  3. Favour

    July 11, 2013 at 3:30 PM

    Hmmm… Zambia, u & d boy re birds of d same feather. Be wise

  4. cute

    July 11, 2013 at 3:45 PM

    O BOY ENJOY UR MONEY JOR…..dis one better pass some idiots political……

  5. Mae

    July 12, 2013 at 12:04 AM

    Boy,if na ds age,u steal ds kind money. Wetin go happn wen u reach 35yrs?

  6. Alakwe ikechukwu samuel ruby

    July 12, 2013 at 4:49 PM

    bad pikin u don open ur mama nyash

  7. Book of Life

    July 12, 2013 at 5:06 PM


  8. Isaac

    July 12, 2013 at 7:16 PM

    Sum peoplè no wise. Person steal u dey praise am.

  9. Amb Emmanuel Emmanuel

    July 13, 2013 at 4:53 AM

    police pls handle dat case wit care n dont forget he is a juvinile n his case is d one of juvinile d way u too u knw thief?

  10. Kingsley O

    July 13, 2013 at 5:56 AM

    Boy at ur age,u don steal big moni like dis,na so e dey start,small chance 2 govt house u 2 go worst past all dis our theifs theifs governors.

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