26th September, 2021
By Jethro Ibileke/Benin
Edo State Police Command has declared two persons, Donald Enwereji and Desmond Alabi Omotakpor, wanted over an alleged N27 million fraud.
The Command in a statement by its Spokesman, SP Kontongs Bello, said the suspects committed the alleged fraud at GT Plaza, a fast food joint in Benin City, where they worked.
The statement added that a warrant of arrest has been issued to that effect, by a Magistrate Court in Benin City.
“They are wanted for the offence of conspiracy, advance fee fraud, obtaining money under false pretense and diversion of funds to the tune of twenty seven million naira (N27,000,000.00) in Benin City.
“The suspect, Desmond Alabi Omotakpor, is a Supervisor in GT Fast Food located at First East Circular Road Benin City. He is Esan by tribe. He hails from Ujemen-Ekpoma in Esan West Local Government Area of Edo State. He is 31 years old, 5.5 feet tall, bulky body weight, round face, large mouth, thin lips, good teeth, black eyes, dark in complexion, round chin, large head and low forehead.
“He was last seen on 24th August, 2021 and his last known address is No. 13 Ifouah Street, off Benin-Agbor Road, Benin City, Edo State. Total amount stolen in stock is Five Million Naira (N5,000,000.00).
“The second suspect, Donald Enwereji, is a Supervisor in GT Fast Food located at Uselu Road Benin City. He is Igbo by tribe. He hails from Ezinihitte Mbaise in Imo State and he is 35 years old, 5 feets tall, medium built, oval face, no tribal marks, thin lips, good teeth, black eyes, fair in complexion, medium head, low forehead, eyebrow not too bushy.
“He was last seen on 22nd August, 2021. His last known address is No. 6 Aroko Street, off Benin Agbor Road, Ogbeson Quarters, Benin City, Edo State. Total amount stolen in stock is Twenty Two Million Naira (N22,000,000.00),” the statement said.
The statement urged members of the public to kindly volunteer any useful information that could lead to their arrest through the nearest police station or the Commissioner of Police Edo State, the Deputy Commissioner of Police, State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Benin City, Police Public Relations Officer, Edo State Police Command.