Beware! Counterfeit Naira Notes in Circulation, Suspects Nabbed in Abuja

The FCT Police Command has arrested four persons for being in possession of counterfeited naira notes, just as it also arrested 11 suspects for the offences of 'one chance', fraud and armed robbery along Durumi, Wuye and Kafe-Life Camp axis, the command's spokesperson, ASP Yusuf Mariam, said in a statement.

She said: "Police Operatives from Wuye Division arrested one Kamal Haruna (27 years), Frank Onoja (46 years), Adejoh Steven (54 years) and Guede Nelson (60 years) all male, for being in possession of counterfeit Naira notes. The suspects confessed to using the notes to defraud unsuspecting members of the public. Exhibits recovered are: five million seven hundred-thousand-naira (N5,700,000) counterfeit naira notes.

She further said amongst the suspects are: "one Anthony Gambo 'm' 32years and Haruna Musa 'm' 25 years members of a seven-man robbery syndicate arrested by Police Operatives from Life Camp during routine patrol, after attacking and robbing a school at Kafe-Life Camp. Other robbery suspects are: Mustapha Mohammed 20 years, Hamisu Umar 21 years and Nazifi Mohammed 20 years all male. Exhibits recovered are: one (1) HP Laptop and one (1) Apple Mac Laptop.

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"In another development, Police Operatives from Galadinmawa arrested one Charity Timothy 23 years 'f' and Sunday Godwin 23 years 'm' along Durumi axis for one chance robbery. The suspects confessed to terrorizing residents along that axis. Exhibits recovered are: one red colour Volkswagen Reg. No. BWR 903 HE.

"All the suspects will be arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigation.

"The Command employs residents to report all suspicious movements, emergency or distress, through these numbers: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653 and 08028940883 and to report the conduct of Police Officers, call the Public Complaint Bureau (PCB) number: 09022222352"

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