Po­lice nab 3 sus­pected fraud­sters in Abuja, de­stroy 12 shrines

Daily Trust - - CRIME - By Foluke Ojumu

Three per­sons sus­pected to be fraud­sters have been ar­rested by the po­lice in Life Camp, Abuja, af­ter al­legedly dup­ing their vic­tims.

A po­lice source who spoke with our re­porter said the sus­pects pa­raded them­selves as pas­sen­gers and driv­ers to pick their vic­tims along the way and sub­se­quently de­ceived them about get­ting rich overnight. He said the sus­pects would take their vic­tims to a shrine to swear an oath never to tell any­one. He added that seven cars, be­lieved to be stolen, were also re­cov­ered from the sus­pects.

“We de­stroyed 12 shrines at Dak­ibiyu, along Jabi road used by the sus­pects to per­pet­u­ate their crim­i­nal acts. This also serves as a warn­ing to peo­ple who might want to en­gage in such crime.”

In another de­vel­op­ment, one Joseph Agani was ar­rested over the theft of six wa­ter heaters from an un­com­pleted build­ing lo­cated close to Mr. Biggs, Jabi, Abuja, owned by one Andika Inuwa.

Our source said the sus­pect was caught by Wil­liams Dauda and Yusuf Shaibu of Dak­ibiyu, Jabi who re­ported him to the po­lice. He said the sus­pects con­fessed to have stolen the wa­ter heaters to make ends meet. The po­lice of­fi­cer said the sus­pect would soon be charged to court.

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