I Feed My 2 Wives & 7 Children With Fraud – Man Confesses

A self-confessed fraudster, Mahmuda Hamza, who has been extorting money from people with a police identity card has been caught in the act.

Parading the suspect with some area boys at the Sokoto state police headquarters on Friday, the command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Cordelia Nwawe, maintained that the Commissioner of Police in the state has declared war against area boys and other miscreants.

The PPRO also advised parents to talk to their wards to be law-abiding “as it is not going to be business as usual for criminals in the state.”

Hamza, in an interview with The Punch, explained that he took the identity card from a deceased policeman and attached his passport photograph to it.

“I am a fraudster and I know I have committed an offence but I am pleading, I will not go into crime again if I am pardoned. I am not an armed robber, but a fraudster. I have two wives and seven children and I feed them all from the money I make through this fraud,” he explained.