Wednesday 16 March 2022

NSCDC Arrests Man With 22 SIM Cards And 14 ATM Cards In Kano

TonyGists App 3 Out Now. Download from Play store
The Commandant of the Corps, Adamu Zakari, made the disclosure to newsman late Tuesday evening in Kano.



According to a report by The PUNCH, the officisla of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Kano Command, late Tuesday night, arrested one Ahmad Abdulsalam in connection with alleged illegal possession of 22 registered Airtel SIM cards and 14 Fidelity Bank ATM cards bearing different names.

The Commandant of the Corps, Adamu Zakari, made the disclosure to newsman late Tuesday evening in Kano.

He described the arrest as a great and remarkable achievement within the short period of his assumption in office.

He said operatives of the Command, while on duty on Saturday, March 12. sighted the suspect, while activating some ATM cards at Fidelity Bank.

“Our men suspected a foul play against Abdulsalam, who failed to provide a satisfactory answer in connection with the 14 ATM cards found in his possession.

“Upon interrogation, he linked us to one Umar Surajo, who was said to have been a mastermind of the alleged crime.

Upon further interrogation, Abdulsalam confessed that he was introduced and employed into the deal by Umar Surajo, who directed him to go to the bank and activate the cards at the ATM.

Mr. Zakari maintained that one Muhammmad Ali, an agent of Airtel, was also apprehended over the alleged crime.

“Our Investigation revealed that those ATM cards were obtained from innocent villagers, who don’t know the implications of selling their ATM cards.

“The suspect goes to rural areas, deceives them to open bank accounts for them and process the ATM cards and later buys each card at the sum of N300.”

The commandant warned members of the public against selling their ATM cards, stressing that investigation revealed that illegal ATM cards are used to perpetrate illicit acts, which, according to him, include terrorist financing, money laundering, payment of ransom to kidnappers, among many other financial crimes.

He enjoined the public to provide the Corps with intelligence toward curtailing crime and criminality in Kano and Nigeria at large.

Are You On youtube? subscribe to Hot GIST Channel Latest Updates - @Hot Gist

Are You On youtube? subscribe to Gospel World (which is also owned by Tony Gists) youtube Channel Latest Updates - @Gospel world

Are you on audio mack? Follow Tonygists on audio mack to listen and download to the latest Mfm sermons Latest Updates - @Tonygists

Follow Tonygists on LinkedIn to get more jobs opportunities Latest Updates - @Tonygists

Are You On youtube? subscribe to Honest Ose Channel Latest Updates - @Honest Ose

Are You On youtube? subscribe to Honest Web Solutions Channel Latest Updates - @Honest Web Solutions

Are You On youtube? subscribe to Xtremely Honest Channel Latest Updates - @Xtremely Honest

Are You On Twitter? Follow Us Now For Latest Updates - @tonygists

Are You On FACEBOOK? Like Our Page For Latest Updates - tonygists

Are You On FACEBOOK? Join Our Group For Latest Updates And Interactions - TonyGists

© 2024 Tonygists | Portions are © 2024 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may be published, broadcast, rewritten, or distributed.

Share This Post Via

Related Posts

Next Post »

Reliance Training and Management Consulting, a dynamic, fast growing indigenous entity, was established and duly registered with the aim to nurture, develop and innovate people and organisations through customized training, development and management consulting services, with excellent performance, deep sense of commitment, transparency, honesty and responsibility, to demonstrate the highest standard of technical and operational expertise.

Reliance is competently positioned to provide technical knowledge and skills relevant to practical management and business problems, to stimulate the creativity and innovation necessary to build a better community, a better nation and a better world with a committed mind set to contributing our best to the maximization of personal potentials and skills toward optimizing productivity and achieving organisational goals.