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FAAN officer in trouble stealing pilgrims $ 600

An official woman from the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) at Yola International Airport was arrested by the Adamawa Police Command allegedly for robbing people traveling to Hajj this year.

The daily message met Thursday that the officer got into trouble when she took $ 300 each of her two victims’ luggage when she was supposed to be looking for prohibited items before her authorization to board the plane for takeoff.

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His two victims were said to be alarmed after they observed that their Basic Travel Subsidy (BTA) of $ 800 each had fallen short for $ 300 each.

His alarm attracted the attention of other security agents, one of whom revealed that after the incident, which happened on Monday, he retired to the policewoman and after a thorough search, the total of $ 600 and another sum in Nigerian currency, N1, 500, was found hidden in her artificial hair on which she wore a pin cap.

Recalling the process of the lady’s internal investigation, the airport security source said: “In the initial stage when she was interrogated, she pretended that she had not committed any robbery against the pilgrims. She insisted that there was nothing like money in her.

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“But to the surprise of all of us in the investigation room, these funds were tracked hidden in his head covered with an official pin. There and then he became fragile, sweating all over his body with shame. ”

It is said that the Yola airport address issued a query about the officer who made a mistake and said it had responded before it was handed over to the police for further action.

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Speaking about the development, Yola airport manager Adamu Sheilk said that as a department, they had done their best by sending the case to their corporate headquarters in Abuja for a final decision.

Adamawa State Police Command spokesman, DSP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, who confirmed the development, said the FAAN officer was already being questioned by the Criminal Investigation Department, after which he would be brought to trial for the prosecution.

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