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NSCDC arrest 10 in Lagos over alleged abduction, cybercrime

NSCDC arrest 10 in Lagos over alleged abduction, cybercrime

The Lagos State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, have arrested 10 persons in the Ojodu, Berger area of the state for alleged abduction and cybercrime.

According to state Commandant of NSCDC, Mr. Tajudeen Balogun, the corps moved in against the suspects following a rip-off by one of their victims, Emmanuel Demini.

The victim claimed that he was abducted, assaulted and forced to engage in cybercrime.

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Balogun also disclosed that six HP laptops, two Dells laptops and one Compaq laptop, as well as 16 phones, two debit cards, an Airtel modem, One Orange WiFi modem, 11 laptop chargers, two extension boxes, a grey Toyota Camry with number plate EPE 406 FN, a wrap of Indian hemp and some charms were recovered from them.

He said:“On May 22, the state command got a piece of information on a case of abduction, assault and cybercrime. This was as a result of a tip-off by a victim, Emmanuel Demini. The victim claimed that he was abducted, assaulted and forced to engage in cybercrime by the suspects.

“The command swung into action and arrested 10 suspects made up of nine males and one female. The arrest was made at No. 14B Animashaun Street, Progressive Estate, Ojodu Berger, Lagos State, around 12.30pm.

“The suspects are Frank Chinese, Ahmed Musa, Desmond Ever, Pretty Kingsley, Benjamin Irabor, Benjamin Okay, Akapo Prosper, Innocent Paul, Esther Uwalaka and Olamide Edun.”

Timothy Enietan-Matthews

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Timothy is a versatile journalist, down to earth with a critical and curious mind.