Arrested culprit posing as female

Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Kano State have arrested one Muhammad Munzali of Kaura Gidan Damo, Shanono Local Government Area of the state.

The NSCDC operatives were attached to the Critical National Assets and Infrastructure Department in the state.

The arrest of the suspect was confirmed in a statement by the Public Relations Officer of the NSCDC, Ibrahim Abdullahi, a copy of which was made available to PUNCH Online on Friday.

The suspect was apprehended around 10pm on Wednesday night by vigilant officers of the corps while sneaking into the female hostel of Skyline University Nigeria, situated along Sardauna Crescent, Nassarawa GRA, Kano State.

According to Abdullahi, investigation is still ongoing to unravel the motive for his intrusion into the private university’s women’s hostel.

“The State Commandant, NSCDC Kano Command, Mohammed Falala, had recently, in a strategic meeting with management, charged officers and men of the command to be extra vigilant.

“He had stressed the need to intensify surveillance in and around public and private educational institutions in the state to safeguard them against criminally-minded elements,” the statement said.