Mahmuda Hamza, a self-confessed fraudster, who has been extorting money from people with a police identity card has been arrested by the police in Sokoto.

Hamza, in an interview with Punch, explained that he took the identity card from a deceased policeman and attached his passport photograph to it. .

“I am a fraudster and I know I have committed an offence but I am pleading, I will not go into crime again if I am pardoned. .

I am not an armed robber, but a fraudster. I have two wives and seven children and I feed them all from the money I make through this fraud,” he explained.