Friday, May 31, 2019

Police arrest six illegal money traders in Abuja

The FCT Police Command has arrested six suspects for illegally trading in different denominations of new naira currency.

The suspects are; Auwal Yunusa ‘m’ 22 years old, Mohammed Auwal ‘m’ 20 years old, Yusuf Shuaibu ‘m’ 31 years old, Suleiman Saidu ‘m’ 38 years old, Usman Ibrahim ‘m’ 24 years old and Mohammed Salisu ‘m’ 24 years old.

They were arrested on Friday in Dei-Dei area of Abuja during a joint raid by the Central Bank of Nigeria Enforcement Committee on the Abuse of the Naira in collaboration with the FCT Police Command and Department of State Security Services.

The Police recovered from them N1,948,060 in 200, N50, N20, N10 and N5 denominations.