Customs arrests passenger with 54 ATM cards at Kano airport

Customs arrests passenger with 54 ATM cards at Kano airport

 

The Nigeria Customs Service, Kano/Jigawa Area Command on Wednesday said it arrested a Turkey-bound passenger, Abubakar Saleh in possession of 54 automated teller machine (ATM) cards while trying to board an Ethiopian flight to Turkey through the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport.

Controller of the command, Suleiman Umar, said this while handing over the suspect and seized items to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Head of EFCC Kano zone, Faruk Dogon-Daji, said the commission would investigate. He said a similar arrest by the command involving a Dubai-bound passenger, Sanusi Labaran with 5,342 ATM cards in August 2020 led to the arrest of 23 other persons.

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