Katsina State Police Command have arrested suspected fraudsters in possession of fake United States of America dollars and Zaire currency.
It was gathered that on September 29th, 2021 at about 0200hrs, based on credible intelligence, the Command succeeded in arresting one Sunusi Muhammed, 33, of Kofar Guga Quarters, Katsina in possession of fifty pieces of one hundred American Dollars denomination.
The state’s Police Public Relations Officer, Gambo Isah, disclosed this in a statement.
Isah stated that in the course of investigation, the suspect confessed to have received the same from one Bashir Nuhu, 55 of Kadarko Quarters, Katsina, whom he referred to as his boss and supplier of the fake currency note.
The PPRO noted that the suspect further stated that for the past one year they have been committing the same crime and he received Niger Republic currency, West African Francs, of various denominations more than three times from Bashir Nuhu.
Isah stated that Nuhu was traced and arrested.
The PPRO said that search was conducted in his house and three hundred and seven pieces of Zaire currency suspected to be counterfeit were found in his possession.
He noted that the suspects confessed to the commission of the offence.
Isah added that investigation is ongoing.