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Attendant Flees with Employer’s POS, Gambles Away N170,000 in Niger State

Operatives of the Niger State Police Command have arrested a POS attendant for alleged fraud in Bosso Local Government Area of the state.

Spokesperson of the command, SP Wasiu Abiodun, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday, May 6, 2024, said the suspect, Augustine Odiokwu Nonso, absconded with his employer’s POS machine, withdrew N170,000 and used it to play Naijabet.

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“On 17/4/2024 at about 1130hrs, based on a direct complaint received at Bosso Div, that a POS attendant one Augustine Odiokwu Nonso 28yrs of Bosso Estate absconded with a POS machine and some money to an unknown destination,” the statement read.

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“Upon receipt of the complaint, Police operatives attached to the Div with the aid of technical intelligence on 20/4/2024 arrested the suspect within Bosso Estate, he confessed to the crime and about #170,000 was discovered to have been stolen by him.

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“He claimed that he used the money to play Naija bet at different locations. Suspect has been charged to court for prosecution.” [CONTINUE READING HERE]

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