10 suspects in the theft of domestic animals have been arrested by the Borno state police.
The disclosure was made by the Commissioner of Police, Mr Damian Chukwu while speaking with newsmen in the state, Punch reports.
According to the CP, the suspects were apprehended following a tip-off on September 3.
Punch reports that the recovered animals comprised of 61 sheep and two goats, reportedly valued at N 5.7 million.
Chukwu added that the suspects confessed to the crime, saying that the police also arrested a suspect over criminal trespass, explaining that the man allegedly enters into people's homes and steals from them.