The operatives of the Zonal Intervention Squad (ZIS) while on routine patrol along Owode Obafemi Ofada road Ogun State on Monday, 27th March, 2017 at about 10:00hrs arrested fraudsters and recovered loots from them.
ZIS discovered a sienna bus packed in a suspicious manner, the operatives accosted the occupants, and upon enquiries discovered that the occupants are suspected fraudsters whose modus operandi is to lure people into a shrine and dupe them of their hard earned money.
Upon investigation it was discovered that the suspected fraudsters, Olayinka Adeola ‘m’ and Ibrahim Balogun ‘m’ had lured their victim, a 64 year old nurse named Goodluck Ogbodu of Effa street, Ughelli, Delta State to Lagos in order to make him rich.
The suspects had obtained a sum of One hundred and fifty thousand naira (N150,000) from the victim.
The loot was recovered from the shrine. The suspects who have confessed to the crime also stated that they have used the same mode to dupe many unsuspected victims.
The Zonal Public Relations Officer, SP Dolapo Badmos who confirmed the arrest said the suspects will be charge to court at the conclusion of investigation.