A 45-year-old man identified as Michael Ozor who allegedly made a POS transaction with fake naira notes with the intent to defraud the POS Operator in Delta state has been rescued by operatives of the Eagle-Net Special Squad from an angry mob that almost lynched him.
The Police Operatives were said to be on routine patrol along Asaba/Onitsha Bridge when they sighted a mob attacking a man at Oko New International Market in Asaba.
The Police team dashed into the scene and rescued the indigene of Abakiliki in Ebonyi State.
The Delta State Police Command led by CP Ari Muhammed Ali confirmed the report in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe.
The Police image maker said, “The suspect was arrested and fake naira notes to the tune of eighty thousand was recovered from him.”
According to him, “investigation is ongoing.”