Concise News understands that the girl identified as Zinatu Abubakr reportedly drugged the said rider with chocolate.
According to a statement signed by the Command’s Public Relations officer, Gambo Isa, the suspect belonged to a syndicate operating in the state.
Punch obtained from the statement that Abubakar drugged Wada along Kofar-Kaura to Sokoto Rima Quarters in Katsina while he was taking her to her destination.
Isa said that Wada parked his motorcycle when he started feeling dizzy after he ate the piece of chocolate the suspect reportedly gave him.
He explained further that it was after the motorcyclist parked that he became unconscious and the suspect’s accomplices Chairman and Abubakar now on the run, tried to snatch the motorcycle.
Wada said that the accomplices absconded when the motorcyclist’s state of health attracted the attention of people nearby.
He also revealed that it was these people that handed Zinatu to the police.
Isa further said that the suspect had confessed to the offence, adding that it wasn’t her was first bike robbery.
The police officer advised Okada riders and commercial drivers not to take food from strangers, in order to avoid similar recurrences.