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Police arrest 20-year-old fake Emir of Kano


Police in Kano state have arrested a 20-year-old man, identified as Sultan Bello, for allegedly impersonating the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II.

The suspect was arrested on Tuesday at Ja’oji quarters in Kano metropolis, after he had defrauded many innocent people to the tune of N3million, according to the police.

It was gathered that Bello manages a fake Instagram page as the Emir.

Spokesman for the Kano State Police Command DSP Magaji Majia revealed that the suspect was nabbed following a written complaint by a woman (name withheld) over his suspicious activities.

Majia told newsmen that the fake emir had over 20,000 followers on the closed Instagram page.

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