Police arrest fake appointment letters dealer in Gombe

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Police Command in State said it arrested a dealer of fake letters of of Prison .

Police Relations Officer, Mr Fwaje Atajiri, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Friday.

Atajiri said that the suspect arrested October 24 in Tumfure Area of metropolis while trying to sell the letter to a job seeker. According to him, the suspect has sold fake letters to unsuspecting applicants in Plateau, Taraba and Adamawa and Bauchi.

 “The suspect came to Gombe and arrested with the letters,” he said.

 The spokesman said that the of the suspect followed an intelligent report from the command’ community policing. Atajiri said that the suspect claimed to be an inspector in the attached to the Numan Prison in Adamawa, stressing the suspect had no link with the Prison .

“He only has a relation who served with the Prisons Service, who has retired,” Atajiri said.

According to him, since the Commissioner of Police, Mr Kudu , assumed duty in the state, the command had raided criminal hide-outs and reduced the rate of crime in the state.

He warned criminals to stay away from the state as the police would not compromise the prevailing peace in the state.

The suspect told NAN that he an inspector and serving in Numan Prisons in Adamawa command.