Fake Policeman Captured for Exhorting N100,000 From a Suspect's Mother

A man has recognized as Yakasai Mohammed has ben captured by agents of the Kano State Police charge for acting like a Police man and extorting N100,000 from the mother of a suspect. 

The unlawful exercises of the impostor was conveyed to an end after a complaint was made to the Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit on July 27, 2017 by a female Kano inhabitant. 

The occupant was said to have reached the PCRRU in the wake of picking a PCRRU pamphlet she found on the ground a day prior. 

The Head of the PCRRU, ACP Abayomi Shogunle, clarified on Tuesday in Abuja that the flyers were dropped over the city from a helicopter, including that the flyers were in English, Hausa and Kanuri dialects. 

Shogunle expressed that the complainant had answered to the police that her child was captured as a theft suspect in the Kwana Hudu zone of Kano and remanded in Kurmawa Prison by the court. 

As indicated by Shogunle, the complainant had met the fake policeman, Mohammed, in court where he gathered N100,000 from her on the guarantee that he would discharge the complainant's child, which he neglected to do. 

Shogunle stated, "The case was promptly enrolled and the issue alluded to the Commissioner of Police, Kano State for examination and report. 

"The said Mohammed was captured and it was found that he is not a cop or court official but rather an impostor who circumvents courts in the Kano city, putting on a show to be a cop and a court laborer." 

The ACP said the presume admitted to the wrongdoing, while the N100,000 he got from the complainant had been recuperated. 

"The cash has since been come back to the complainant and Yakasai has additionally been charged to court for indictment as needs be and remanded in jail care," he clarified. 

Shogunle exhorted people in general against paying for safeguard, focusing on that it is free. 

"We ask individuals from general society to promptly report any interest for influence to the PCRRU, which is accessible all day, every day by means of phones, messages and web-based social networking stages," he included.

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