The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has arrested Badawi Abdullahi Ahmed, 38.
The notorious car thief specialized in stealing cars from where parked, Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Daniel Ndirpaya said in a statement.
In his most recent act, Ahmed stole a blue Toyota Corolla with registration number FKJ 625 DV from Aguiyi Ironsi street in Maitama, Abuja.
Police detectives from Maitama Division trailed the suspect to Talata Mafara in Zamfara where he was intercepted and arrested with the vehicle.
The car, two suspected master keys and a bag containing mechanical tools were recovered from him.
The suspect will be arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigation.
FCT Commissioner of Police, Babaji Sunday advised citizens to fortify their vehicles with additional security measures.
The command assured of protection of lives and property and urged residents to report distress via 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653 and 08028940883.