Suspected crooks posing as “spirits” to deceive victims captured in Katsina |
The two men ended up in police custody after posing as “spirits” to steal from victims.
The duo, identified as Kabiru Bashir, 27, and Sadiq Ashiru, 30, pictured above, both LGA Danbutts from Kano State, trick unsuspecting members of the public with phone calls representing spirits (ALJANU).
In a statement released by Gambo State Police spokesman Isahom, the sworn enemies reached the suspects when they stole the ATM card of a woman named Rabiatu Garba of Mani LGA in Katsina State.
The suspects started calling her, saying that they were a perfume (AlJanu) and asking her to use the PIN of her ATM card. The suspects deceptively told her that they were going to bless her by sending one million naira to her account and ordered her to go to her bank, the UBA branch in Katsina, and update her account. She suspected suspicions and reported this to the Main Police Directorate (CVD) of Katsin. During the investigation, the suspects were detained and detained. “
Isa said the suspects confessed to the crime and claimed to have tricked several unsuspecting people in the state using the same method of action.
Said it was a white Honda Ham panel with a chassis number. JHMGD173025215012, NSCDC ID with one Kabiru Bashir, two (2) ATM cards, four (4) GSM phones and a total of one hundred twenty six (N126.000: 00K) were seized from the suspects.
Isah said they would be indicted in court as soon as the investigation was completed.