Osun Amotekun arrests man over alleged fraud

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The Osun State Command of the Amotekun Corps, says  it has  arrested  a man  Adegoroye Akinola over the  suspicion that he defrauded nine people of N1.5 million.

The Command in a statement by its Public Relations Officer,  Idowu Yusuff, said: “Osun Amotekun on Tuesday arrested a 51-year-old man identified as Adegoroye Akinola, an indigene of Igbara Odo of Ekiti State for allegedly defrauding nine victims of N1.597.000 at the Oluyole area of Ibadan in Oyo State under the guise of processing of C.A.C registration and International Passport for them.

“The suspect was arrested after a complaint was lodged at Amotekun Ayedaade Command in Gbongan, and our operatives immediately swung into action by tracking the suspect after he absconded from Ibadan to Igbara Odo in Ekiti State after perpetrating the evil act.”

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According to the statement the suspect “was constantly changing his mobile number, hence it was difficult to find out his whereabouts. But during technical analysis, the Amotekun (operatives) discovered that he was in Igbara Odo in Ekiti State.”

The statement said: “He was arrested following a tip-off from his girlfriend when she was asked to call and invite him to Gbongan for business and he was apprehended”.

The Commander, Osun Amotekun Corps, Brig-Gen. Bashir Adewinmbi (retd.), said the suspect had been handed over to the Oyo State Command of the Corps.

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