‘They were apprehended when they arranged to get another batch of funds from the woman’
The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of two suspected fraudsters for swindling a yet-to-be-identified woman out of N7.5m in the Ikorodu area of the state.
The Police Public Relations Officer(PPRO) for the command, Benjamin Hundeyin(SP) said the suspects perpetrated the crime under the guise of providing spiritual help for the victim.
He explained that the suspects were on the brink of collecting another tranch of funds from the victim when the police arrested them.
Hundeyin wrote, “In Ikorodu, these two duped a woman to the tune of N7.5m under the guise of providing ‘spiritual help’. She realised the fraud and approached the police. They were apprehended when they arranged to get another batch of funds from her. Investigation is ongoing.”