Police in Niger state have arrested four suspects over criminal conspiracy and certificate forgery.
This was confirmed by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, ASP Wasiu Abiodun on Tuesday, September 22.
Abiodun named the suspects as Sule Idris, 50, Suleiman Abubakar, 37, both of Tunga-goro Minna, Suleiman Garba, 41, of Gidan-kuka Minna, and Bright Echebini, 40, of Tunga Minna
According to Abiodun, the arrest was made on September 16, by Police Operatives attached to Chanchaga division.
“The initial three suspects were arrested for presenting fake certificates of Niger State College of Education Minna at the screening centre, during the ongoing State Government screening exercise,” he said.
“In the course of investigation, the suspects confessed to have conspired and contracted the said Bright Echebini as the printer of the forged documents. He was later arrested while some other forged documents were also recovered from him. Case under investigation.” he added.