11 suspected Train Ticket fraudsters arrested in Kaduna, Abuja stations

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11 suspected Train Ticket fraudsters arrested in Kaduna, Abuja stations

11 suspected Train Ticket fraudsters arrested in Kaduna, Abuja stations

Eleven suspected train ticket frausters have been arrested at the Idu, Kubwa and Rigasa Train Station in Abuja and Kaduna state by the operatives of the EFCC.

The EFCC stated via series of posts on Facebook that the arrest was carried out after it got intelligence reports on the activities of the suspects.

“The Commission did the usual after it got an intelligent report that some group of persons at the Idu and Kubwa train stations have been racketeering train tickets making it difficult for passengers to have access to tickets.”

After the commission carried out some investigations, they found out that there were some touts in Kaduna who have planned with some members of staff of the station who were defrauding unsuspecting travellers on Saturday.

The zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in Kaduna on Sunday arrested ticket racketeers at the Rigasa Train Station.

Investigation showed that some members staff of the station in connivance with some touts were defrauding unsuspecting travellers and selling train tickets at a more higher rate. Three persons, including a staff of the station and two touts, have been arrested.”

The anti-graft commission made it known that it had invited some senior officials of the Kaduna Railway Station for questioning.

11 suspected Train Ticket fraudsters arrested in Kaduna, Abuja stations

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