Police Set To Prosecute Three Notorious Internet Fraudsters In Owerri.

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Imo  Police Command appears to have declared war against Internet Fraudsters operating in the state.                  

This recent move was said to have  yielded positive  dividend with the arrest of three members of a Cyber Crime  Syndicate allegedly terroring owerri and its environs.

According to the  Newly deployed Police Image Maker for the  state  Command, Bala Elkana,  a Superintendent of Police,  SP,  “while  acting on credible intelligence, Operatives from the Tactical Units, Imo State Police Command,  busted a syndicate of notorious Internet fraudsters, who have been on the run for series of Cyber crimes they have committed within Imo and neighbouring states.                                                                                                           

The suspects arrested during the  operation that took place on the 20 of May, 2021, at about  10.40 pm , were 23 years old Chidiebere Nwaguma , Chukwuemeka Johnson ,  20 years old and Maduka Vincent  22 years old.                           

They were said to be natives of  Idemeogwa  in Mbaitoli Local Government Area of the  state but resident at  Orogwe area,  in Owerri West Local Government Area, Imo State.                                                                                 

SP Elkana stated that the  suspects were arrested along Amakohia Owerri/Orlu Road Owerri in a Lexus 350 RX car with registration number GGE 966 GP , suspected to have been bought with the proceeds of crime.                                       

Police  also said that the  suspects have confessed to have defrauded many unsuspecting members of the public.

Said to have been recovered from them,  were , three laptops and three IPhones allegedly used in perpetrating the fraud.

Also recovered were some wraps of  substances suspected to be Indian Hemp.

Elkana further said that the Commissioner of Police Imo State, CP Abutu Yaro,  has directed that the suspects be charged to Court. 

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