Niger Police nab Two suspects for fraud, car theft

Police operatives attached to Chanchaga division of Niger state command on Monday 14th September,acting on tip-off, has arrested one Mohammed Idris Abubakar aged 26yrs ‘m’ of Sabi Nassarawa Bosso Area Minna, a fake military personnel with a Mercedes Benz, golden colour with Reg. No. California 5JUZ 074.
The suspect allegedly defrauded over twenty POS operators at various points in Minna and other parts of the State of about One Million,Two Hundred and Sixty-Three Thousand Naira(1,263,000:00k).Idris Abubakar specialized in generating fake alert to defraud his unsuspecting victims, Police said the suspect had confessed to the crime and he will be arraigned in court as soon as investigation is concluded.
In another development, Niger state Police operatives attached to ‘B’ division Suleja on Tuesday 15th September,arrested one Hassan Daniel aged 28yrs ‘m’ of Kuje Abuja, who criminally trespassed into a mechanic workshop at Rafin-Sanyi in Suleja and made away with a Toyota Camry with a Reg. No. KUJ 782 TV, green in colour.
The suspect was chased and arrested by the Police along Suleja/Kaduna road while the said vehicle was recovered from him, the suspect confessed to the crime during interrogation,and will be arraigned in court as soon as investigation is concluded.
Meanwhile, Niger state command in a statement signed by Police Public Relations Officer,ASP Wasiu A. Abiodun,has enjoined members of the public, especially the POS operators to be more careful and ensure that they receive necessary confirmation from appropriate financial institutions as regard to their transactions to avoid unnecessary loss.

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