Police in the Northern region have arrested a young man believed to be in his late twenties for allegedly defrauding people by false pretence.
The suspect, Seidu Nurideen, who poses as Member of Parliament (MP) for Tamale North, Alhaji Alhassan Suhuyini, uses a pseudo facebook account, “Hon Alhassan Suhuyini” to defraud people.
Nurideen, who was picked up at a wedding in Tamale on Sunday December 24, has admitted to the crime, according to police sources.
The suspect has been on the police wanted list since last month after they received a report of his activities.
Sources say the MP for Yendi, Alhaji Mohammed Habib Tijani has also been impersonated by same person who has succeeded in deceiving people into paying various sums of money to him on the pretext of finding them jobs.
The police are encouraging people who have fallen victim to the activities of the suspect to come forth with information to assist with investigations.
By: Yahaya Masahudu, radiotamale.com