... As the POS Operator reported to the Police that he has realized that one of his customers who is yet to be identified wrongly transferred to his account Ten Million Naira (N10,000,000:00) instead of Ten Thousand Naira (N10,000:00)

And it took the Police investigation three (03) months period in identifying the owner of the excess money. After getting all the proofs, CP Gumel casts encomium to both the POS Operator and the Police team from the State CID for the display of honesty, integrity, professionalism and encourages others to follow this rare exemplary track.

It was since on 21/12/2023, that a Point of Sale (POS) Operator known as Mohammed Sani Abdulrahman, 37 years, ‘m’, of Kurnar Asabe Quarters Kano, reported himself at the Bompai Police Headquarters Kano where he stated that someone among his customers has overpaid into his POS business, the sum of Nine Million, Nine Hundred and Ninety Thousand Naira (N9,990,000:00) while he wanted to make an online transfer of Ten Thousand Naira (N10,000:00) only and mistakenly transferred the sum of ten million naira (N10,000,000:00).

2. On receipt of the report, the Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Mohammed Usaini Gumel, FIPMA, psc directed a team of detectives led by SP Abdulwahab Zubairu from the Command’s Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to carry out discreet investigation with a view to identify the owner and return his money.

3. On the 14th of March, 2024, the investigation was concluded by uncovering the identity of the rightful owner, who is a businessman at Dawanau Grain Market in Kano Metropolis.

4. After a painstaking investigation and being satisfied with proofs of ownership, the money, the excess sum of Nine Million, Nine Hundred and Ninety Thousand Naira (N9,990,000) was returned to the owner’s same account. The owner admired the gesture of which out of joy and with pleasure gave the POS operator cash gift of Five Hundred Thousand Naira (N500,000:00). The owner also thanked the CP for his honesty, integrity, and showing good example.

5. The Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Usaini Gumel, FIPMA, psc who is famously nick-named by the good people of the State as “A Fada a Cika” commended the POS operator for his honesty and good conduct and referred this kind gesture as rare enabled the owner also encourages others to emulate.

6. In case of emergencies, Kano State Police Command can be contacted through phone numbers; 08032419754, 08123821575, and 09029292926, or log in to the NPF Rescue Me Application available in the Play Store, or through the following Online Media Platforms;
Facebook: Kano State Police Command
Twitter: Kano State Police Command (@KanoPoliceNG)
Instagram: Kano State Police Command.


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