The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has arrested a serial fraudster who makes a speciality of impersonating legal professionals and senior legislation enforcement officers to defraud unsuspecting members of the general public.
A press release issued by DSP Josephine Adeh, spokesperson for the FCT Police Command, states that following a sequence of petitions and reviews to varied formations/models throughout the Police Command, the Imposter , Olakunle Adesola, a 61-year-old resident of Liberty Property in Spring Street AMAC Abuja, was lastly arrested on Sunday twentieth November 2022 by the Command Intelligence Officer connected to the Anti-Violence Crimes Part of the Legal Investigations Division of the State (SCID) on the Church of Our Woman of the Cathedral in Space III the place dozens of unsuspecting worshipers have been allegedly defrauded.
”The suspect’s modus operandi is to impersonate a senior police officer between the ranks of Commissioner and Deputy Inspector Basic of Police, senior EFCC officers and/or a legislation proprietor. a legislation agency by the title of Dr.Kunle Adeshola & Accomplice has efficiently defrauded many individuals on a tone of about ten million naira (10,000,000).
The suspects questioned confessed to having been the writer of this felony enterprise as early because the yr 1980. In the course of the arrest, a number of false paperwork, undelivered police gear, tear gasoline and false educational paperwork from varied institutions of educating have been discovered within the possession of the suspect.”
Adeh added that whereas a quiet investigation and efforts to apprehend the co-perpetrators of this felony enterprise are ongoing, FCT Command CP Police Commissioner Babaji Sunday Psc ‘want to state categorically that the suspect has completely no no previous or current affiliation with the police in statute or in any other case and at any degree. Members of the general public are due to this fact suggested to watch out for such unscrupulous parts parading round within the method described above or in some other technique to defraud members of the general public.”
”The PC additionally needs to reaffirm the Command’s dedication to minimizing crime and criminality in all its varieties and expressions. Whereas diligent efforts are being made to make sure the above, members of the general public are due to this fact urged to stay vigilant and report suspicious exercise to the police through the next hotlines: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653 and 08028940883, whereas the Public Complaints Bureau (PCB) workplace, which could be reached on 0902 222 2352” the assertion reads beneath