Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Suspected yahoo boys nabbed with double barrel gun, fetish substances in Ibadan (photos)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, arrested three suspected internet fraudsters and two others for being in possession of a double barrel gun.

They were picked up at Ologuneru and Olodo areas of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, after days of surveillance.

The police say allegations of fraudulent activities and flamboyant lifestyles without a tangible source of income were levelled against them in series of petitions authored by their neighbours.

The internet fraud suspects are Ajaguna Quadri Biola, 27, Nafiu Moshood, 23, and Anuoluwapo James Olasupo, 22.

At the time of his arrest, Biola, who claimed to be an undergraduate of The Polytechnic, Ibadan, was in possession of one 2008 Toyota Camry car, two laptops, one iPhone X, two internet modems and one smartwatch.

Mosheed said he is a student of Alayande College of Education, Oyo State. Items recovered from him are one i-phone 8 plus, one Tecno phone and one laptop.

In his own statement, Olasupo claimed to be a phone engineer. Two laptops, one phone and one mobile wifi were recovered from him.

They will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.