The Ogun State Police Command has arrested two members of a syndicate alleged to specialize in duping unsuspecting members of the public of their hard earned money under the pretence of washing dollars for them have been arrested by men of Ogun State police Command.
Penpushing reports that, the Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi made this known on Wednesday and gave identities of the suspects as include: Chicka Kasarachi and Ifeanyi Okechuckwu who were arrested following a complaint by one Omeh Chidebere Ishoke .
The police spokesman said the complainant reported at Sango police station that he was accosted by the suspects who lured him to their hideout at Koleosho street Anisere Sango Ota where they collected the sum of N148,000 from him under the pretence that they will change the money to dollar for him and he will make a huge profit.
Penpushing further reports that, he said the victim stated further that the suspects also collected his MP3 mini speaker valued at #68,000 but no dollar was given to him at the end,adding that upon the report, the DPO Sango, Csp Godwin Idehai division quickly led his men to their hideout where the two suspects were apprehended.
‘On interrogation, they confessed been fraudsters who have duped many unsuspecting people using the same method. Recovered from them are unidentified liquid substance, several fake American dollars and assorted charms’ Oyeyemi said.
The Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun has ordered a massive manhunt for other members of the syndicate who are on the run; and also directed that the past activities of the suspects should be properly investigated with the view to bring their nefarious activities to an end.
Penpushing also reports that, Oyeyemi added that, the commissioner therefore warned members of the public to beware of those who are out to swindle them by stop been gullible.