POS Operator Returns N10m Wrongly Transferred To His Account | MarvelTvUpdates

A 37-year-old Point of Sale (POS) operator at Kurnar Asabe Quarters in Kano State, Mohammed Sani Abdulrahman, has returned the sum of N10 million wrongly transferred to him by a customer.

The spokesperson of Kano Police Command, SP Abdullahi Haruna, who confirmed the development, said the POS operator reported the incident to the command when he realised that the customer had wrongly transferred N10 million instead of N10,000.

SP Haruna, however, said it took the police investigation three (03) months to identify the owner of the excess money, and after a painstaking investigation and being satisfied with proofs of ownership, the money was returned to the owner’s same account.

He said the Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Usaini Gumel, commended the POS operator for his honesty and good conduct while encouraging others to emulate the good habits exhibited by Abdulrahman.

According to him, “It was since on 21/12/2023, that a Point of Sale (POS) Operator known as Mohammed Sani Abdulrahman, 37 years, ‘m’, of Kurnar Asabe Quarters Kano, reported himself at the Bompai Police Headquarters Kano, where he stated that someone among his customers has overpaid into his POS business the sum of Nine Million, Nine Hundred and Ninety Thousand Naira (N9,990,000:00) while he wanted to make an online transfer of Ten Thousand Naira (N10,000:00) only and mistakenly transferred the sum of ten million naira (N10,000,000:00).

“On receipt of the report, the Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Mohammed Usaini Gumel, directed a team of detectives led by SP Abdulwahab Zubairu from the Command’s Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to carry out discreet investigation with a view to identify the owner and return his money.

“On the 14th of March, 2024, the investigation was concluded by uncovering the identity of the rightful owner, who is a businessman at Dawanau Grain Market in Kano Metropolis.

“After a painstaking investigation and being satisfied with proofs of ownership, the money, the excess sum of Nine Million, Nine Hundred and Ninety Thousand Naira (N9,990,000), was returned to the owner’s same account. 

The owner admired the gesture of which, out of joy and with pleasure gave the POS operator cash gift of Five Hundred Thousand Naira (N500,000:00). The owner also thanked the CP for his honesty, integrity, and showing good example.

“The Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Usaini Gumel, who is famously nick-named by the good people of the state as “A Fada a Cika,” commended the POS operator for his honesty and good conduct and referred to this kind gesture as rare, enabled the owner also encourages others to emulate,” the statement reads.

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