COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: POLICE ARRESTS THREE PERSONS OVER PRODUCTION OF FAKE EXEMPTION TAGS IN ABUJA
Three persons have been arrested by The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) police command for producing fake COVID-19 exemption tags in Abuja.
In a statement by The command's Spokesperson, Anjuguri Manzah,said they were arrested following a tip-off.
“The suspects, Ahmed Adeiza ‘m’ 24 years, Oniya Arinze John ‘m’ 19 years and Donald Douglas ‘m’ 18 years, were arrested by police detectives on April 20, 2020 at UTC Garki Area 10 and Enugu Street Garki.
“The exhibits recovered from Ahmed Adeiza include one fake FCT COVID-19 exemption tag, eight fake presidential Task Force exemption tags, two flash drives, one laptop, two fake Police Spy identity cards and some dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp"
The suspects reportedly said they sold each of the tags for N1,500.