By Ibraheem Hamza Muhammad:Police arrests fake Naval personnel in Nasarawa State
The police in Nasarawa State command has arrested a fake Naval personnel.
According to a statement by the police spokesperson, ASP Ramhan Nansel, the suspect is a fake Naval Officer, notorious criminal and serial fraudster.
According to him, ” In continuation of the onslaught against criminals in Nasarawa State, on 24/7/2021 at about 1330hrs, Police personnel attached to New Karu Division while on intensive surveillance patrol, arrested one Nasiru Ahmed ‘M’ 32 years of age, an impostor, notorious criminal and serial fraudster.
“The suspect usually dresses in full military camouflage uniform of the Nigeria Navy then, approaches Point Of Sale (P.O.S) operators at different locations within Karu LGA, Nasarawa State under the guise of conducting transactions and send in fake bank alerts into their mobile phones in lieu of cash.” He said.
Furthermore, the suspect in most cases intimidate/harass and assault the P.O.S operators whenever they complain about the money given to him not reflecting in their bank accounts.
A search of the suspect’s house was conducted and the following exhibits recovered: Two sets of Navy uniforms, two sets of boots, one set of knee guard and one dagger which he admitted using them for his nefarious activities.
The spokesperson said that the commissioner of Police, who has just been promoted to the rank of Assistant Inspector General (AIG) Bola Longe has directed that, the suspect be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Lafia for further investigation.