The Federal Capital Territory FCT Police Command has apprehended two suspects for allegedly selling fake dollar notes to Abuja residents.

The suspects, one Abdullahi Yahaya of Nasarawa State and Gold Ebere of Jabi were arrested at Tin Can Resort Garden in the Jabi area of the territory.

The FCT Commissioner of Police, Benneth Igweh made the disclosure on Thursday while parading about five suspects at the command’s headquarters.


The CP revealed that the suspects were in “possession of thirty-six (36) bundles of fake hundred (100) US dollar($) notes”.

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“They confessed to being members of an eight (8) man gang who specializes in the interstate sale of fake dollar notes and have sold several of the fake notes to unsuspecting residents of FCT before they ran out of luck and were apprehended.

“The suspects are currently assisting the Police to apprehend other gang members on the run”, Igweh said.