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NSCDC Ondo Command Arrests 6 Fraudsters, Cultists


The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, Ondo State Command has arrested four notorious fraudsters popularly known as 419 and two alleged cultists terrorising the people of Akure, Ondo State capital.

The suspects who were arrested on Tuesday included Akeem Oyewole, 28, Dupe Adewole, 30, Oni Abiodun, 33, Abiodun Oladimeji, 21, Aron Sunday, 20 and Anes John, 28 years old respectively.

According to the state Commandant of the Corps, Mr. Adeyinka Fasiu, the suspect Akeem Oyewole with his gangs who are still at large was arrested by men of the Corps after successfully duping a student of Rufus Giwa polytechnic, Owo.

The student, Omokehinde Idowu, was going to school when he was accosted by the gang which took him to their hide out and dispossessed him of his school fees of N58,000, Techno W3 phone and wallet containing school ID card and Voters card

The commandant said the suspects, Dupe Adewole and Abiodun Oladimeji, were also arrested for the same offence, they hypnotised a 17-year-old girl, Motunrayo, she was told to go and bring her parents’ money and threatened her that if she tells anybody she would run mad.

Out of fear, the teenager went home to steal her parents’ money put at N90,000 and gave to them.

Commandant Adeyinka added that the suspect Oni Abiodun was arrested for buying Techno W3 phone, which was collected from the Rufus Giwa Poly. student.

On his part, he said suspect Aron Sunday was arrested for cultism. He macheted a follow student at the annual inter house sport of the school.

He was, however, caught with axe and arrow suspected to have been used to perpetrate the act. Anes John was arrested for house breaking.

Adeyinka said all the suspects are still under investigation and would be charged to court immediately after the investigation is concluded.

He warned the criminal elements in the state to relocate from the state, otherwise the full wrath of the law will soon catch up with them.

He urged the good people of the state to give useful information about the criminal elements to the security agents in order to rid the state of all forms of criminality.


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