Two Sharia Court workers
have been arrested for
allegedly forging Nigerian
Security and Civil Defence
Corps, NSCDC official
letterhead papers which
they used to scam desperate
job seekers.
The suspects, Ibrahim
Usman and Shuaibu
Yinusa, who worked
with the Sharia Court in
Gwagwalada, Abuja, had
realised N6 million from
the many applicants they
The suspects, who
were paraded in Abuja
on Friday, were arrested
at Gwagwalada with
forged appointment letters
and other fake NSCDC
Usman told journalists
that he had made about
N6 million from the scam,
adding that he extorted
various amounts of money
from applicants.
But his accomplice,
Yinusa, denied involvement
in the scam, saying he was
arrested because he was
at Usman’s house when
NSCDC operatives came to
arrest him.
“I don’t know anything
about this incident, I was
arrested because I was at
Usman’s house when they
came to arrest him,” he

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