A man identified as Bashiru Sani of Helende village in Argungu Local Government Area has been arrested by the Kebbi state police command on Friday after he was caught with N316,000 counterfeit naira notes.
Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Ahmed Magaji-Kontagora, told newsmen in Birnin Kebbi that the money was in N 1,000 denomination.
“In the course of investigation, the principal suspect, one Samaila Umar (25) of Argungu Local Government Area, who printed the counterfeit currency via computer desktop was also arrested,’’ he said.
Magaji-Kontagora said the duo would be prosecuted.
He added that police also arrested one Ahmed Ibrahim of Kasuwar Gari area of Sakaba Local Government Area for being in possession of criminal charm and r#pe.
He said the suspect deceitfully took a 14-year-old girl to one Naziru Muhammd (52), where he criminally charmed the girl and had carnal knowledge of her for almost seven times.
Magaji-Kontagora said the girl got pregnant and that the case was still being investigated before Ibrahim would be arraigned. (NAN)