Police hand over N9.9m to owner in Kano

The Police Command in Kano has handed over about N9.9 million wrongly transferred to a POS operator, to the rightful owner in Dawanau Grain International Market, Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area of the state.

The Command Public Relations Officer, SP Abdullahi Kiyawa disclosed this on Thursday, saying POS Operator reported to the Police that one of his customers who was yet to be identified, wrongly transferred N10 million instead of N10,000 to him.

Kiyawa explained that on receipt of the report, the Commissioner, Usaini Gumel, directed a discreet investigation with a view to identifying the rightful owner in order to return the money to him.

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He said that it took the Police investigation team three months before identifying the original owner of the money.

“On March 14, the investigation was concluded sequel to the uncovering of the identity of the rightful owner, who happened to be a trader at the famous Dawanau Grains Market located in Dawakin Tofa.

“The owner commended the POS operator and the Police for their efforts and out of joy he presented a cash gift of N500, 000 to the POS operator.

“He also appreciate the commissioner for the show of honesty and integrity by the police, saying this was a demonstration of exemplary leadership,” Kiyawa said.

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