Man arrested with 13 stolen ATM cards in Adamawa

Man arrested with 13 stolen ATM cards in Adamawa

The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested a 31-year-old man, Abubakar Tasi'u Tanimu, with 13 stolen ATM cards, a national identity card and a wallet containing documents.

Spokesperson of the Command, SP Suleiman Nguroje, who disclosed this in a press statement on Tuesday, January 2, 2023, said the suspect is a resident of Tsohon Kasuwa neighborhood.

The PPRO said the suspect was arrested last Friday, December 29, 2023, by police officers attached to the State Intelligence Department during a surveillance patrol around Jambutu Motor Park, Jimeta, Yola.

According to Nguroje, the ATM cards, issued to authentic owners of different banks, were stolen from a market in Mayo-Belwa, a local government area in the southern part of Adamawa State.

“Investigation reveals that the suspect stole the items from Tsohon Kasuwa Mayo Belwa Local Government Area,” he said, adding that he was in the process of selling the items at a shopping complex.

Nguroje assured that the suspect will be charged to court upon completion of the investigation.


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