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Police arrest fake Inspector mounting illegal roadblock in Niger State

Police arrest fake Inspector mounting illegal roadblock in Niger State
The Nigerian Police

Wole Mosadomi – Minna

Niger State Police Command has arrested a faux Police Inspector in Niger State at an unlawful checkpoint mounted by the suspect.

The faux Inspector recognized as Usman Yohana was apprehended by Police detectives led by DPO Gawu Babangida Division whereas on patrol alongside Boyi-Sarkin Daku street, Gurara Local Government Area of Niger State at an unlawful checkpoint which was stated to have been working for a while.

The suspect, aged 45, who hails from Television space, Kaduna State was stated to have been dismissed by the Force since February 2019.

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The suspect claimed that he’s a Police officer hooked up to Federal SARS Abuja, investigation revealed that the stated inspector was dismissed from service as sergeant since February 2019 at Sabon Tasha Division Kaduna State Command, he organized for the checkpoint to extort unsuspecting members of the general public, the suspect confessed to the crime, reveals recovered embody a whole set of Police Camouflage, the case will quickly be charged to court docket.

Meanwhile, Police Intelligence Operatives on Bank surveillance in Minna have additionally arrested one Victor Okebugwu aged 32yrs of Tungan-Goro Minna and James Amaonye aged 33yrs of Korokpa by way of Chanchaga Minna.

Both had been seen to be loitering throughout the premises of a Commercial Bank in Minna in a suspicious method, arrested and interrogated throughout which it was found that the suspects specialised in defrauding unsuspecting members of the general public within the pretense of opening Bank account for individuals or to help them in working ATM.

Exhibit recovered from them are

33 items of GT Bank ATM playing cards

2 Access Bank ATM card

1 Zenith Bank ATM card

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7 items of MTN Sim playing cards

9 items of 9mobile Sim playing cards

eight items of Airtel Sim playing cards

four items of GT checking account opening types

19 items of Airtel and 9 cellular buyer registration types

1 Tecno black telephone

1 Infinix S5 telephone and

1 Motorcycle key

The suspects throughout interrogation claimed that the playing cards had been collected from their sport betting clients for function of crediting their account of proceeds from the video games and later unlawfully withdraw their cash.

The PPRO, ASP Abiodun in a Statement stated the duo might be charged to court docket after investigation.

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