Two suspects, Ofemu Obus, 23 and Henry Ekpu, 28, have been arrested by the police for allegedly defrauding unsuspecting POS operators with fake alerts in Delta State.
The state police spokesperson, DSP Bright Edafe, who confirmed their arrest said the suspects are in custody and investigation is ongoing.
In a related development, two criminals were also arrested for using tricycles to attack unsuspecting members of the state and then dispose them of their iPhones.
Edafe said the men were apprehended during a stop and search operation carried out by the Dragon patrol teams 29 and 26 led by an Assistant Superintendent of Police in the state, along Warri-Sapele road by Okwuvo Okpe LGA.
He stated that a Daylong motorcycle with Reg. No. Delta UGH 353 VQ carrying two male occupants was intercepted. The Policemen conducted a search on them during which, one (1) iphone, one (1) Infinix phone, one (1) Nokia torch phone were recovered.
“While the search was being conducted, the owners of the Phones started calling, and they alleged that they were at Sapele and Oghara respectively. The two suspects were later identified as John Francis ‘m’ age 26yrs of Uru-Ughelli Street Agbarho and Godsent Orogun ‘m’, age 25yrs of No. 18 Ovwiagba. Suspects are in custody while Investigation is ongoing,” he said
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