Man nabbed with fake Naira notes in Gombe

A Kano man identified as Mustapha Usman has been arrested for having counterfeited naira notes and cheating an unsuspecting Point of Sale vendor in Gombe state. 

 

The command’s spokesperson Mahid Abubakar told newsmen that Usman deceived a POS vendor, Munir Mohammed, that a nylon he had contained original notes. 

 

Abubakar said a search revealed that the supposed money turned out to become paper cut into currency size.

 

He said; 

 

“Usman from Shagari quarters, Kano State at 11:30 pm on 27th July 2022 defrauded one Munir Mohammed of Pantami who operates a POS. He reported to Pantami division that the suspect came to his shop to ask that he deposits N50,000 into an account and gave him two wrappers of counterfeited money, only for the POS operator to discover that the two wrappers were not money but papers. We recovered the money (paper) as an exhibit.”