The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Taraba State Command has apprehended two for allegedly extorting candidates at an illegal Joint Admission and Matriculations Board (JAMB) registration centre, in the state headquarters, Jalingo.
The commandant of the corps in Taraba state, Alhaji Aliyu Ndanusa had on Saturday, disclosed this to pressmen at the state capital.
He said, the two suspect were charging 4200 naira which is above the approved registration fees of 4000 naira.
The corps commandant vowed that, the NSCDC will not sit and allow fraudsters defraud the members of the public.
He disclosed that the two were arrested following the complaint by JAMB officials in Taraba state over the activities of unauthorized persons defrauding candidate of their hard-earned money.
“Operatives of the NSCDC have been recently trained at a workshop for the purpose of monitoring the registration centres to ensure that they comply with the FG’s directives of N4,000 registration fees for JAMB.
“Anybody who adds any amount to this has already contravened the directives and will be made to face the wrath of the law,” Ndanusa said.
According to Ndanusa The suspects would be charged to court immediately after investigation.