Police Nab Printers of Fake Covid-19 Pass Tags
In furtherance with the ongoing effort by the FCT Police Command to check the proliferation of fake COVID-19 exemption tags, Police detectives from the Command Intelligence Bureau acting on tip-off have arrested three (3) suspects for producing fake FCT COVID-19 exemption tags.
The suspects, Ahmed Adeiza ‘m’ 24 years, Oniya Arinze John ‘m’ 19 years and Donald Douglas ‘m’ 18years were arrested by police detectives on 20th April, 2020 at UTC Garki area 10 and Enugu Street Garki.
The exhibits recovered from Ahmed Adeiza include: one (1) fake FCT COVID-19 exemption tag, eight (8) fake presidential Taskforce exemption tags, two (2) flash drives, one (1) laptop, two (2) fake Police Spy identity cards and some dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp. While Oniya Arinza John and Donald Douglas were arrested in possession of ten (10) fake FCT COVID-19 exemption tags. According to Ahmed Adeiza, each of the tags are sold at one thousand five hundred (N1,500).
Since the commencement of this operation, the Command has arrested a total of nine (9) suspects who produce the fake COVID-19 exemption tags, and seven (7) suspects who obtained the fake tags and are using same to defy the Presidential lockdown order.
The Commissioner of Police FCT, CP Bala Ciroma warns that all persons arrested in possession of fake exemption tags risk prosecution.
DSP Anjuguri Manzah
Police Public Relations Officer
FCT Police Command
Police Raid Mining Sites in Zamfara
In line with the Federal Government directives banning all mining activities across the country and the mandate given to the security a
agents to enforce the order, today being 20th April, 2020, the Commissioner of Police, Zamfara State Command CP Usman Nagogo psc+ led a Special Taskforce team to KWALI mining sites in Bukkuyum LGA.
The mining sites were raided following an intelligence report that illegal miners were still operating at the site despite several warnings by the Police Command.
Two (2) labourers Hamisu Umar and Dahiru Mohammed were arrested at the site, while others escaped into the forest. One of the Suspect Hamisu Umar Confirmed the presence of foreign Nationals such as Chinese, Koreans and Bulkinabe working in collaboration with Nigerians. But they were not met during the raid Operation today. Meanwhile, the suspects are assisting the police with vital information that could lead to arrest of their leaders.
Some of the tools used for the illegal mining were recovered as exhibits. However, a combined team of Police Mobile and Counter Terrorism Unit have been deployed to takeover the site to forestall further illegal mining activities.
The Commissioner of Police therefore called on members of the public to obey government directives and that anybody who goes against the laws of the land will be dealt with squarely.
SP Mohammed Shehu
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Report By: PRNigeria.com