Niger State Police Command has paraded three suspects for allegedly being in possession of counterfeit N1000 Naira notes to the tune of N15, 830, 000.
The suspects embody Emmanuel Akazuwa, 42yrs of Adi village, Buruku Native space of Benue State, Pastor Sabastine Dabu, 48yrs of Zuru Kebbi State and Umar Mohammed, 50yrs of Pandogari, Rafi Lg space of Niger State.
Parading the suspects earlier than newsmen in Minna, the State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Wasiu Abiodun stated they have been caught by the Police in Kontagora space of the State.
In keeping with him, Emmanuel, the mastermind of the crime was arrested in possession of N15,830,000 at a Resort in Kontagora, together with Pastor Sabastine and Umar who have been suspected to be his brokers.
He defined that Emmanuel who confessed to the crime claimed that he purchased the pretend foreign money from one Nifom, presently at massive at Katsina-Ala in Benue State on the charge of N150,000 (100 and fifty thousand naira.)
The PRO additional acknowledged that in keeping with Emmanuel, he met Pastor Sabastine at a Cathedral Congress in Makurdi who promised to help him to promote the foreign money.
“Umar was contracted by Pastor Sabastine in an try to satisfy a purchaser on the stated resort.
“The case is underneath investigation and the suspects might be arraigned in court docket as quickly as investigation is concluded,” he acknowledged.