Operatives of the Borno State Police Command have arrested a suspect who specialised in defrauding his victims by pretending to be a spirit with powers to make them wealthy.
The Commissioner of Police (CP), Abdu Umar, on Friday, said that the suspect ,is a member of a three-man gang and their mode of operation was to deceive their victim into believing that they were in communication with a spirit who could assist them in making wealth.
CP Umar said that the suspect and his accomplices, who are at large, contacted one Bukar Muhammed and deceived him into believing that they could assist him to be rich.
“They manipulated and directed him to go and drop his Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card and the pin number at a certain location.
“The victim complied and the suspects withdrew the sum of N22 million from his account domiciled at TAJ Bank Plc,” Umar said.
He said that in the course of investigation, the suspect was trailed and arrested in February, adding that he later confessed to the crime and other similar offences.
CP Umar added that efforts to arrest the two other accomplices has been intensified.
via: Information Nigeria
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