Sani Muhammad Sani
Thirty Seven persons lodged complaints against a suspect Aliyu Hussaini after he was arrested by Kano state Police Command for defrauding them the sum of One Million and Fourteen Thousand Naira. Spokeman of the command DSP Abdullahi Haruna kiyawa has disclosed Tuesday.
The arrest of the notorious fraudster with facebook account Aliyu Hussaini was after receift of complain by the force from a woman he defraud when she order for textile material worth one hundred thousand naira.
The woman, a resident of Yelwan Shendam in Plateau state saw assorted brands of textile materials on Aliyu Hussaini Salisu’s facebook walls on display that include Lace, Shadda and others.
She ordered for fourteen different textile materials at the cost of one Hundred Thousand Naira and sent the money through Unguwa Uku Motor Park in Kano. But, instead of sending the materials, he packaged rag and tattered Mosquito Nets and sent to her.
The suspect Aliyu Hussaini 25 years old was arrested in Hotoro Quarters in Kano.
He was in possession of a Laptop Computer and a Mobile Phone while trying to defraud another suspecting victim when he was arrested.
During interrogation, the suspect revealed that he specialized in using Whatsapp and Facebook to advertise Textile Materials, collect people’s money and then either block their social media accounts or phone numbers or send tattered rags to them.
He also confessed to have applied the same method to defraud the 37 people from different parts of the country, especially females that have passion for designed materials.
The suspect have being arraigned and charged to Senior Chief Magistrate Court, No. 26 Ungogo Kano state for prosecution.