The Katsina State Police Command has on the 10/01/2018 at about 16:30hrs, succeeded the in arresting a notorious fraudster, one Nura Usman ‘m’ aged 30yrs of Dangi village, Ningi LGA of Bauchi State in Runka village, Safana local government.
According to the police statement signed by the then police state command commissioner, the suspect specializes in deceiving unsuspecting members of the public, by tying himself with a cable wire and lying down by the road side, pretending to be a victim of armed robbery attack in order attracts public sympathy.
The press statement as gotten by Katsina Post reads: “He enjoys this by getting large sum of money as donations/charity from public sympathizers.”
“Nemesis caught up with him, when he went to Runka village, Safana LGA of Katsina state and did the same trick, where he was taken to Safana Primary Health center for treatment.” The statement continues.
However, during the course of police investigation, the police learnt that a similar incident occurred at the neighbouring Kankia Division and it was discovered that, the same person was the “victim” of the two alleged false armed robbery incidents that occurred at both Safana and Kankia LGAs of Katsina state.
The suspect had already confessed to have being using this trick to extort money from unsuspecting members of the public, according to the police.
Also 14 pieces of Tramadol tablets were recovered from his possession, in addition to the cable wire. He will be arraigned in court immediately investigation is completed.