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Police Apprehends Man Who Robs ATM Users In Anambra


A 30-year-old man identified as Obinna Okafor, who is an expert in robbing users of Automatic Teller Machines, has been arrested by men of the Anambra state police command.

Parading the suspect before newsmen yesterday November 22nd, the spokesperson of the state, Haruna Mohammed, said Okafor was arrested at the Nnewi branch of Access Bank by policemen on patrol.

“The suspect specialises in duping unsuspecting victims around Automated Teller Machine centres by swapping their ATM cards with other stolen cards in his possession. Operatives attached to the Nnewi Area Command, while on surveillance patrol around Access Bank, Nnewi, arrested one Obinna Okafor, 30 years, of Enugu-Ezike in Enugu State. He was arrested while withdrawing money using an ATM card stolen from a medical student in Nnewi.”

Eight different ATM cards and the sum of N120,000 withdrawn from his last victim’s account was found on him at the point of his arrest.

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