NSCDC Arrests 28-year-old Man, Muhammed Jamiu Maruf For Impersonation, Fraud In Ilorin

Date: 24-02-2024 9:59 am (2 months ago) | Author: Mister Jay Wonder
- at 24-02-2024 09:59 AM (2 months ago)

A 28-year-old man, Muhammed Jamiu Maruf, has been arrested for alleged impersonation and fraud by the Kwara state command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, DAILY POST reports.

The Kwara State Commandant of Civil Defence Corps, Umar Mohammed in Ilorin, on Friday paraded the suspect, Muhammed Jamiu Maruf from Gbaaku Area, Okoolowo area of Ilorin metropolis, for alleged involvement in impersonation and fraudulent activities.

He disclosed that the suspect was apprehended on Monday, February 19, 2024, following a complaint filed by Mallam Zakariyahu Maruf, accusing the suspect of unauthorised transfers from his account.

During the arrest, items allegedly recovered from the suspect included three complete sets of Nigerian Army uniforms, three cutlasses, and one red electric motorcycle bike.

Preliminary investigations revealed that the suspect had never been enlisted in the Nigerian army and has been exploiting and extorting money from the public, causing fear within the community.

Further investigations revealed that the suspect purchased an electric motorcycle bike from a seller named Mr. Dangote in Lagos for ₦500,000. He initially paid ₦100,000 and subsequently blocked the seller’s contact to evade paying the remaining balance of ₦400,000.

Commandant Umar stated that the suspect confessed to the crime and will be charged to a court of competent jurisdiction for prosecution.

He urged the public to remain vigilant and cautious of individuals with criminal intentions who deceive and defraud others.

The commandant emphasized the importance of reporting any suspicious activities to the appropriate authorities to prevent further harm and protect the community from such fraudulent schemes.

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