Army hands over 20 internet fraudsters to EFCC in Ibadan

Officers of 12 Field Engineering Regiment of Nigerian Army, Ijebu-Ode, in Ogun State, have handed over 20 suspected internet fraudsters to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Command.

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Officers of 12 Field Engineering Regiment of Nigerian Army, Ijebu-Ode, in Ogun State, have handed over 20 suspected internet fraudsters to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Command.

This is contained in a statement signed by EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, and made available to journalists on Monday in Ibadan.

Mr Uwujaren said the suspects were reported to have been arrested during a raid conducted by the Nigerian Army at Ijagun, Odogbolu area of Ogun state.

He said that 11 vehicles, 29 phones and suspected hard drugs were recovered from the suspects, adding that the vehicles were still in the custody of the Nigerian Army.

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The EFCC spokesperson said that 19 of 20 arrested suspects have been indicted so far by the investigation which is still ongoing.

He said that they would be charged to court as soon as the investigations are concluded.

 

 

(NAN)

 

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