Friday, September 30, 2022

NSCDC Operatives Detain A Fake Soldier Who Duped 22 Residents Of Nasarawa State

A fake soldier has been detained by the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in the Keffi-Wambai community, Lafia Local Government Area of the State.

The defendant, Moses Ayaka, 32, admitted to defrauding around 22 people in the neighborhood and pocketing N440,000 as proceeds of his crimes.

The State Commandant, Abbas Bappa Muhammed, who spoke through the spokesperson, DSC Jerry Victor, while parading the suspect at the State Command Headquarters of the NSCDC in Lafia on Tuesday, said the suspect was arrested based on the tip-off made available to him by a member of the public and a victim.

“The suspect was arrested by the gallant men of the Command on the 9th September, 2022 at about 1700hrs in Keffi-Wambai, Lafia LGA of Nasarawa State,” the spokesperson stated.

“The suspect who is an indigene of Bakin Ayini, in Kokona local government area of Nasarawa State, was caught with various items that belongs to the military, these items include: No1 Dress, 1 set of Camouflage, P-Cap Tie, Military inner vest, sophisticated and poisonous Jack-knife and a motorcycle he allegedly stole from one of his victim.

“The suspect, confessed that some of the items were sold to him by one LCPL Gabriel serving in Maiduguri, Borno State and LCPL Daniel serving in Calabar, Cross-River State who he claimed are serving military personnel.

“The suspect, Moses Ayaka,32yrs, onfessed to have defrauded over 22 individuals amounting to N440,000 and attributed it to the handiwork of the devil. He will be charge to competent court of jurisdiction for prosecution after investigation is concluded,” he added.

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