Kano Police Arrest Man Parading Himself as ACP
The Kano State Police Command has arrested a man parading himself as an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) at a hotel in Kano metropolis.
The Spokesman of the Police Command, Mr. Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, told reporters that the suspect, one Mohammed Aliyu of Mariri Hotoro Quarters in Kano, was apprehended after he posed as an ACP at a hotel in Kano metropolis and requested for a room accommodation to lodge his guests who were coming from Kaduna.
Kiyawa said: “On the 02/07/2021 at about 18.00 hours, credible information received revealed that one Mohammed Aliyu, ‘m’, 45 years old, of Hotoro Mariri Quarters, Kano. paraded himself as an Assistant Commissioner of Police at a hotel in Kano metropolis.
“He requested for room accommodation in order to lodge some of his guests coming from Kaduna and other parts of the country, and that he wants a discount being a Superior Police Officer of the rank of an ACP.
“He also tendered a complimentary card to the Hotel Manager bearing his name as an Assistant Commissioner of Police and at the same time the Squadron Commander of 52 PMF Challawa, Kano.”
But the manager of the hotel, according to the police spokesman, suspected foul and immediately informed the police, which led to the arrest of the suspect.
The police spokesman said that fake documents were found in possession of the suspect bearing his picture and a name, Ibrahim Muhammad Tijjani as a medical practitioner.