- NCC Arrests Four Over Sale of Pre-registered SIM Cards
The Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) yesterday in Dutse, Jigawa State arrested four subscriber identity module (SIM) card dealers over their involvement in the sale of pre-registered SIM cards to the public.
Its, Head, Enforcement Unit, Mr. Salisu Abdu who spoke to reporters in Dutse, said over 70 pre-registered SIM cards from various service providers were recovered during a raid on Hakimi Street and New Market Street in Dutse.
He said the operation was as a result of a tip-off over the illegal activities of SIM card dealers in the state, adding that the suspects have already been handed over to security agents for further investigation.
Abdu said the raid on the two identified areas by his men and security agents took them over two hours to clampdown on the hideouts of the illegal dealers.