The Borno state police command has announced the arrest of 10

The disclosure was made by the Commissioner of Police, Mr Damian Chukwu while speaking with newsmen in the state, Punch reports.

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Chukwu said that the suspects specialised in stealing domestic animals in Maiduguri and that the command recovered 63 domestic animals from the suspects.

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.