Home News Amotekun nab suspected fraudster in Osun 

Amotekun nab suspected fraudster in Osun 

3 min read

A 51-year-old suspected fraudster identified as Adegboroye Adetola Akinola has been nabbed by the operatives of Osun Amotekun.

This was made known by the Osun Amotekun Corps Commander, Brigadier General Bashir Adewinmbi (rtd.) on Sunday.

Adewinmbi also disclosed that Akinola, who is an indigene of Igbara Odo of Ekiti State was arrested for allegedly defrauding nine victims of the sum of N1,597,000 at Oluyole area of Ibadan in Oyo State in the guise of processing of Corporate Affairs Commission registration and international passport.

According to the Osun Amotekun boss: “Amotekun Intelligence Operatives swung into action to arrest the suspect immediately after the victim reported the case to the Amotekun Ayedaade Command in Gbongan.

“During the investigation, the operatives discovered that the suspect had changed his phone number, and relocated from Ibadan to Igbara-Odo in Ekiti State, where he was invited to Gbongan by his girlfriend for business where he was later arrested.

“The suspect is facing allegations of criminal conspiracy, fraud, impersonation, deceit, cheating, and identity theft. The suspect is using different names and account numbers to defraud his victims.

“Further investigation revealed that the suspect goes by different names such as Ayodeji Harry-young, and Samuel Ayodeji with multiple phone numbers and ATM cards bearing different names that he uses to perpetrate his heinous acts, he confessed to joining 419 gangs in 2003 in Ekiti State”, Adewinmbi said.

Adewinmbi asserted that the arrest underscored the commitment and dedication of the Osun Amotekun Corps to combating crimes in the state and ensuring the safety and security of lives and properties in the state.

He said the suspect has been handed over to Amotekun Oyo State Command for further Interrogation and prosecution.

Load More Related Articles
Load More By Breezynews
Load More In News

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Check Also

Beg your candidate to talk to us, Channels TV anchor urges Oshiomhole

A former governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole was, on Sunday night, rattled out…