Man 72, seven others fraudsters arrested in Ogun
London, Jan. 21, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Men of the Nigeria Police, Ogun State Command, on the 11th of January arrested a 72yr old man, Abiodun Bamgbopa and seven others who were Alleged to be 419 syndicate who have defrauded many unsuspecting members of the public of their hard earned money.
The other suspects are, Olashile Raheem, 35, Nureni Raheem, 32, Raphael Joseph, 24, Ganiu Olawale 24, Adenubi Samiu 25, Mustapha Lukman 39 and, Raimi Ramoni 42.
Confirming the case, the state police spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi said, the suspects were arrested following an information from a member of public who reported that some men just arrived the town and that their movement was suspicious.
He said, upon the information, the DPO Ago Iwoye division, CSP Ade Adedoyin directed his detectives to be on the trail of the said men and technically profile and investigate them.
The detectives succeeded in trailing them to their shrine where they were swindling their unsuspecting victims whom they were deceiving of rendering one spiritual help or the other for consequent upon which many have been made to fraudulently part with millions of naira.
The suspects were immediately apprehended and taken to Ago Iwoye divisional headquarters where they were interrogated and confessed to be fraudsters.
Meanwhile, the state commissioner of police, Ahmed Iliyasu has ordered a thorough investigation into the activities of the syndicate and charge them to a Court of competent jurisdiction as soon as the investigation is completed. He equally advised members of the public to bewared of the antics of fraudsters pretending to be Spiritualists.