Suspected Fraudsters Who Disguise As ‘Spirits’ To Defraud Victims Arrested In Katsina
The suspect identified as Kabiru Bashir, 27, and Sadiq Ashiru, 30 are both from Danbatta LGA of Kano state.
According to a statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Gambo Isah, nemesis caught up with the suspects when they stole the ATM card of a lady identified as Rabi’atu Garba of Mani LGA of Katsina state.
The statement reads;
The suspects started calling her that they are spirits (AlJanu) and asked her to avail them with her ATM card PIN number. The suspects deceitfully told her that they are about to bless her by sending one million naira to her account and directed her to go to her bank, UBA branch in Katsina and update her account. She became suspicious and reported the matter at the Central Police Station, (CPS) Katsina. In the course of investigation, the suspects were trailed and arrested.
He revealed that one white Honda Ham pane, with Chassis No. JHMGD173025215012, NSCDC ID card bearing one Kabiru Bashir, two ATM cards, four phones and the sum of N126,000 were recovered from the suspects.
Isah said they will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.