The Zamfara State Police Command has arrested a man identified as Ibrahim Mohammed for impersonating the Zamfara Commissioner of Police, Usman Nagogo.
Mohammed was apprehended after he defrauded Senator Lawali Hassan Dan of N1.8million.
Confirming the development, Mohammed Shehu, the spokesman for the Zamfara Police, revealed that the fraudster who is from the Moriki area of Zamfara State, told the senator that he had three slots for cadet ASP and three slots for cadet inspector, urging the lawmaker to pay N2million for the slots.
The senator who represents Zamfara West Senatorial District consequently directed his personal assistant to transfer N1.6million to the fraudster.
Another N200,000 was transferred to him by the senator as Sallah gift.
He was eventually apprehended following report by the senator.
Mohammed who did not deny the allegation was tracked with his phone and was arrested in Gusau, the capital of Zamfara.
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