Fraudster nabbed for defrauding victim of N.4m
The Ogun State Police Command says it has arrested a suspected fraudster, Bidemi Idowu, for allegedly defrauding one Habeeb Amosun of N400,000.
The suspect was said to have promised to prepare a money-doubling charm for the victim.
The suspect reportedly gave a concoction to the victim to drink, which made him to develop a serious stomach disorder.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said trouble started for Idowu when Habeeb’s father reported the case at the Imeko Police Division.
Oyeyemi said the Divisional Police Officer at Imeko, Ajose Muhammed, detailed detectives to arrest the suspect with a search warrant to search his house.
He said, “On searching the house of the suspect, N400,000 allegedly collected from the victim was recovered.
“Also recovered were 59 pieces of fake 1,000 CFA, one piece of $50, 600 pieces of fake N1,000 notes and charms.
“The Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, has directed that the suspect be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.”
Oyeyemi appealed to parents to educate their children to desist from quest for quick money.