Police arrest fake dollar dealers in Kano
Kano Police Command said it has arrested members of a syndicate who specializes in trading fake currencies.
The state Police commissioner Ahmed Iliyasu said investigations revealed that a syndicate of fake currency peddlers have chosen Kano as their transit center for exporting fake monies.
Dollars, Riyad, Naira were among the fake currency displayed by the police commissioner.
Leader of the syndicate, Adamu Umar, an Islamic scholar who deals on fake currencies as a means of livelihood, said the amount seized from him is about a hundred and seventy million.
It was revealed money is much. If sold properly, between one hundred and fifty to one hundred and seventy million Naira could be realised.
It's the first time this year fake currency peddlers are being paraded in Kano.