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Police nab man with N316, 000 counterfeit naira notes, another for sexual assault

By Ahmadu Baba Idris (Birnin Kebbi)
22 November 2022   |   3:24 am
Kebbi State Police Command has arrested one Bashiru Sani of Helende village in Argungu Local Council of the state, for being in possession of N316, 000 counterfeit naira notes.

Kebbi State Police Command has arrested one Bashiru Sani of Helende village in Argungu Local Council of the state, for being in possession of N316, 000 counterfeit naira notes.

Addressing journalists yesterday at the Police Command, the state’s Commissioner of Police (CP), Ahmed Magaji-Kontagora, said the money was in N 1,000 denomination.

He said: “In the course of investigation, the principal suspect, one Samaila Umar (25) of Argungu Local Council, who printed the counterfeit currency via computer desktop was also arrested. The duo would be prosecuted after the completion of the investigation.

“The police also arrested one Ahmed Ibrahim of Kasuwar Gari area of Sakaba Local Council, for being in possession of charm and rape.”

He said the suspect deceitfully took a 14-year-old girl to one Naziru Muhammd, 52, where he criminally charmed the girl and had carnal knowledge of her for seven times.

Magaji-Kontagora said the girl got pregnant and that the case was still being investigated before arraignment.