NSCDC Arrests Man With Fake Foreign Currencies In Jigawa

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Jigawa State confirmed the arrest of a 37-year-old man for being in possession of 26 pieces of 1,000 fake CFA francs.

The Public Relations Officer of the Corps in the state, Adamu Shehu, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Dutse, the state capital, on Tuesday.

Shehu said that the suspect lived in Bachirawa quarters in Kano State, and was arrested after Malam Abdul’aziz Shehu and Hajiya Saratu Muhammad, all of Kazaure town, Kazaure Local Government Area, lodged complaint that the suspect allegedly sold fake CFA Franc amounting to N230,000 to them.

”Unfortunately the victims did not know that the money was fake until they took it somewhere for exchange.

”Already, the suspect confessed that he got the money from a businesswoman while travelling from Kazaure to Kano.

”At the point of his arrest, the suspect was in possession of 26 pieces of 1,000 notes of Niger CFA equivalent to N338,000”, he said.

He said that the suspect would be arraigned before a court soon.

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