The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested a 31-year-old man, Abubakar Tasi’u Tanimu, with 13 stolen ATM cards, one national identity card, and wallet containing documents.
Spokesperson of the Command, SP Suleiman Nguroje, who disclosed this in a press statement on Tuesday, January 2, 2023, said that the suspect is a resident of the Tsohon Kasuwa neighbourhood.
The PPRO said the suspect was nabbed last Friday, December 29, 2023, by police operatives attached to the Department of State Intelligence while on surveillance patrol around Jambutu Motor Park, Jimeta, Yola.
According to Nguroje, the ATM cards, issued to authentic owners from 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 stated, adding that he was in the process of selling the items at a shopping complex.
Nguroje assured that the suspect will be charged in court upon completion of the investigation.