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Man Arrested For Allegedly Stealing POS Machine, Withdraws N293k To Play Online Beting



For allegedly stealing a POS machine from a shop and withdrawing N293,000 which he used to play sporty bet in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state, a 20-year-old man, Ahmed Mohammed has been arrested by the Niger State Police Command.

While confirming the development, spokesperson of the command, SP Wasiu Abiodun, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday, May 6, 2024, said the suspect replaced the stolen POS machine with a faulty one in his possession, noting that the suspect confessed to having copied the password after observing the POS attendant.

…,,,,,___“On 04/05/2024 at about 2100hrs, a complaint was also received at Mokwa Div that a POS machine was stolen at Kainji junction,” the statement read.

“During investigation, one Ahmed Mohammed 20yrs of Efu-Goro area of Mokwa was arrested on 5/5/2024 in connection with the crime. During interrogation, he confessed that he went to the POS shop and stole the machine, while he replaced it with a faulty one in his possession.

____+”::::“He later withdrew #293,000 from the machine, having observed the attendant and copied the password. He also claimed that he used the money to play sporty bet.”

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