Police arrest man with 13 stolen ATM cards in Adamawa

Operatives of the Adamawa State Police Command have arrested a man with 13 ATM cards allegedly stolen from people.

The Command, in a press statement released to newsmen on Tuesday, said the suspect, Abubakar Tasi’u Tanimu, was picked up last Friday, December 29, 2023, by police operatives attached to the Department of State Intelligence while on surveillance patrol around Jambutu Motor Park, Jimeta, Yola.

The statement, signed by police spokesman SP Suleiman Nguroje, said that the ATM cards, issued to authentic owners from different banks, were stolen from a market in Mayo-Belwa, a local government area in the southern part of Adamawa State.

The police stated that 31-year-old Abubakar Tasi’u Tanimu is a resident of the Tsohon Kasuwa neighbourhood.

“Investigation reveals that the suspect stole the items from Tsohon Kasuwa Mayo Belwa Local Government Area,” the police stated, assuring that the suspect will be charged in court upon completion of the investigation.