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EFCC Arrests Seven Abuja Internet Fraudsters

No fewer than seven suspected internet fraudsters were nabbed by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday.

This was disclosed in a tweet by the anti-graft agency.

According to EFCC, the suspects are Peter Omega Awupri, Philip Okonkwo, Emeka Okonkwo and Williams Chukwu.

Others include Stephen Anthony, Edobor Osas, and Adetola Sunday.

The commission said they were arrested in Gwarimpa, Abuja following credible intelligence on their alleged criminal activities.

EFCC operatives recovered three international passports, a smartwatch, a Lexus, eight phones, four laptops, and Toyota cars from the suspects, the statement read.

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The anti graft agency added that the suspects will be charged to court as soon as the investigations are concluded.

In another news, three persons have been killed as cultists resume killings in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.

It was gathered that the resumption of killings by the cultists was to mark the one-year remembrance of a popular area boy, Tommy, in Oluwo area of Abeokuta.

Tommy, said to be a leader of the Eiye cult group,  was killed on March 24, 2022 at Panseke, sparking controversies between the Aiye and Eiye cult groups.

At noon on Tuesday, a young man was shot dead at Araromi, behind the Navy Boys Secondary School in Abeokuta.

Locals said that the man was accosted by his assailants along the narrow path and he was shot at very close range.

The victim died immediately in the pool of his blood, causing tension among residents of the area.

It was gathered that the body of the victim has been evacuated by the police from Adigbe division.

The Ogun State police spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the incident when he was contacted on Tuesday, pledging that the situation would be arrested as soon as possible.

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