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Police Return N9.9 Million Wrongly Transferred To Kano PoS Operator To Owner

The police command in Kano State said it handed about N9.9 million wrongly transferred to a PoS operator to the rightful owner in Dawanau Grain International market in the Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area of the state.

This is contained in a statement by the command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Abdullahi Kiyawa in Kano on Thursday.

He said a PoS operator reported to the police that he realised that one of his customers who had yet to be identified, wrongly transferred N10 million instead of N10,000.

Mr Kiyawa explained that on receipt of the report, the Commissioner of Police, Usaini Gumel, directed a discreet investigation to identify the rightful owner to return the money to him.

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

He stated, “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 (name withheld) 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 appreciated the CP for the show of honesty and integrity by the police, saying this was a demonstration of exemplary leadership.’'

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