A man identified as Onuwa Stephen, 37, who is alleged to be an ATM thief has been arrested by Police Operatives attached to SARS Minna, Niger State.
The suspect was arrested at Obasanjo Shopping Complex Minna while he was about to purchase a large number of phones with another person’s ATM card.
ATM thief in Niger arrested during shopping spree
During interrogation, the suspect confessed to have loitered around the premises of a Commercial Bank in Minna where he tricked a customer, spied her pin and swapped her ATM card.
In other news, a 60-year-old man, while waiting in a queue to withdraw money at an Automated Teller Machine gallery, slumped in Delta state.
The unfortunate incident, which occurred around 11.30am at the ATM gallery of a first generation bank on the Nnebisi Road, in Asaba, Delta State created panic among bank customers in the queue.
Many of the bank customers ran away because of the fear of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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However, some of the customers summoned courage and assisted in reviving the frail man.
The man, who refused to mention his name, told sympathisers that he was sick and had just returned from hospital.