Policeman who returns Pilgrims’ missing BTA gets 30k reward

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The Police Command in Katsina State on Friday honoured a Constable, Nura Mande, who found and returned missing 800 dollars to its owner in Katsina.


Policeman gets 30k reward for returning missing dollars to owner

2022 Hajj: How Policeman found, returns $800 BTA (N480,000) to Katsina intending pilgrim

A statement by the Command’s spokesperson, SP Gambo Isah, said that the constable was presented with a letter of commendation and N30,000 by the Commissioner of Police, Idris Dabban.


He recalled that Mande was on official duty at the state Pilgrims Welfare Board Hajj camp when he found the 800 dollars belonging to a female intending pilgrim, Hajiya Hadiza Usman.


“While discharging his duty at the Hajj camp, PC Mande found the 800 dollars on the ground and returned it to the board’s Director of Administration, Alhaji Sada Salisu-Rumah.

“PC Mande disclosed that it was his fear of God that made him to return the money to the board’s official so that it could be returned to the owner.


“Salisu-Rumah commended the police constable for his good behaviour and honesty,” he added.

According to Isah, the police commissioner was elated over the display of honesty by Maude and called on other police personnel in the command to emulate him.

He assured that the command would continue to appreciate its operatives who displayed honesty and commitment to their duties.

An intending pilgrims in Kastina Hadiza Usman Chamiya state who loss (N480,000) in hajj campo on Thursday says she is very grateful to Almighty Allah after Nura Mande, a policemen attached to Katsina State Pilgrims Welfare Board, , found and returned $800 (N480,000) Basic Travelling Allowance back to her.


HAJJ REPORTERS reports that Mr Nura Mande said he found the money in a nylon bag and decides to approach the management of the board to indentify the owner.


It was later discovered that the BTA belongs to Hadiza Usman Chamiya, an intending pilgrim from Kusada local government area of Katsina state.


Confirming the incident to HAJJ REPORTERS, the Spokesman of the board, Badaru Karofi said the Executive Director of the Board Alh Suleiman Kuki was very pleased on hearing the honesty displayed by the policeman attached to the board.


The money was handed over to Director of Administration at the Pilgrims Board, Sada Salisu Ruma.



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