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52 Suspected Internet Fraudsters Arrested In Ogun

 

No fewer than 52 suspected internet fraudsters have been apprehended by personnel of the Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

According to a statement by the anti-graft agency, the suspects were arrested in Ogun State during sting operations between Wednesday, June 7, and Thursday, June 8, 2023.

They were nabbed following intelligence received by the Commission about the activities of some individuals involved in computer-related fraud in some areas of the state.

The suspects were identified as Olamilekan Jamiu Ayuba, Ogundeyi Oluwaseun Kayode, Abdulrahman Ismail Abiodun, Blessing Oluwaseun Omokaro, Olasupo Ademola Ridwan, Adetola Roqeeb Salau, Adeola Alamin Ideraoluwa, Victor Daniel Osikwemeh, Taiwo Ayobami, Eleshin Ademola, Ayomipo Adelere, Shogbesan Quadri, Sanni Qudus, Olanite Oluwatosin, Olatunbosun Yusuf Alameen, Aderemi Adewole Adekunle, Olawunmi Oluwaseyi Tosin, Ayobado Joseph Olatunde, Ariyo Temitope Taofik, Olugbade David, Olumayowa Adeyemi Adedayo, Aremu Ahmed Alabi, Akintosoye Tomiwa Pelumi, Fatoye Damilare Akanbi and Adio Emmanuel Oyebanji.

Others are Adekoya Samuel, Adebayo Taiwo, Olawale Bayole, Emmanuel Benjamin, Omotosho Ayobami, Usman Boluwatife, Adewale Adeniyi, Obadina Olawunmi, Ashiru Abdullahi, Ahmed Mubarak, Idowu Kazeem, Olukoya Emmanuel, Yusuf Lukman, Agesin Eniola, Tajudeen Mustapha, Falola Olalekan, Usman Funsh, Bolaji Usman, Ayiyon Naoh, Mohammed Adeoye, Babatunde Seun, Afela Mustapha, Yusuf Habeeb Olanrewaju, Alao Ayomide, Oyeleye Uman Abduljelil Raji, Adeniyi Abdulmojeeb.

Items recovered from the suspects include mobile phones, laptop computers and cars.

The suspects will be charged to court after investigations are concluded.

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Meanwhile, an orderly to a former speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Chiji Collins, has been found dead.

The victim identified simply as Charles was found dead in a bush in the Oguta Local Government Area of the state a few days ago.

Charles, an inspector of police, was kidnapped a few weeks ago alongside a driver in the Ohaji/ Egbema area of the state.

They were said to be driving in a Hilux and a Sports Utility Vehicle when they were intercepted by their attackers and taken into a bush.

The driver was later found dead while the search for Charles’ whereabouts continued.

The lifeless body of Charles which had already decomposed was later found in a bush a few days ago.

The victim’s colleagues told our correspondent that the command was saddened by the killing of the Inspector of police who hails from the Mbaise area of the state.

One of the sources who doesn’t want to be mentioned said, “Charles’ body was found in a bush in the Oguta area. His body has already decomposed. He was killed in such an unfortunate manner. He was given a cut on the neck. This is so disgusting.”

When contacted, the spokesperson for the police in the state, Henry Okoye, confirmed the incident and added that the state Commissioner of Police, Muhammed Berde, had commissioned a team of police investigators to apprehend the killers.

He said that the command would ensure that those who killed the Inspector are caught and made to face the full wrath of the law.

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