Wilson Inalegwu, the Commissioner of Police FCT
You may wish to be careful when you are besieged by men and women soliciting for alms, especially when you are caught up in traffic henceforth as Wilson Inalegwu, the Commissioner of Police of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT told journalists at a press briefing on Wednesday that his men have busted two cases of fake beggars in Abuja within one week.
Inalegwu told journalists that a Police patrol team attached to Asokoro Division had in response to a tip off swiftly raced to rescue a middle aged woman who was carrying a set of triplets and begging for alms at the popular AYA roundabout last Saturday.
The Policemen on a rescue mission, according to him began to smell a rat after a close observation of the triplets revealed that the children were not of the same age and identity.
He added that further interrogation of the supposed mother of the triplets revealed that one of the children belonged to a woman identified as Elizabeth Chukwu who is living in a Nyanya, a suburb of FCT which was about 13 kilometers to where the fake beggar was arrested.
Inalegwu added that a search conducted on a sack bag carried by the fake mother of the triplet revealed the sum of #88,150.00 (eighty eight thousand one hundred and fifty naira only) which she have succeeded in falsely getting from unsuspecting members of the public before her arrest.
In the same vein, Inalegwu also revealed that a tag team of fake beggars, made up of a man and a woman identified as Sunday Jato and Chinenye Akpa were arrested at Powerhouse which is in the same vicinity of Asokoro begging for alms.
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Source:: PM Newspaper