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Two members of a professional syndicate who specialized in duping unsuspecting members of the public of their hard earned money under the pretence of washing dollars for them have been arrested by men of Ogun State police Command at Sango Ota area.
The suspects Chicka Kasarachi and Ifeanyi Okechuckwu were arrested following a complaint by one of their victims,Omeh Chidebere Ishoke who reported at Sango police station that he was accosted by the suspects who lured him to their hideout at Koleosho street Anisere Sango Ota where they collected the sum of #148,000 (One hundred and forty eighty thousand) from him under the pretence that they will change the money to dollar for him,and he will make a huge profit.
The victim also added that the suspects collected his MP3 mini speaker valued at #68,000 but no dollar was given to him at the end.
Upon the report, the DPO Sango division,Csp Godwin Idehai quickly led his men to their hideout where the two suspects were apprehended.
On interrogation, they confessed been fraudsters who have duped many unsuspecting people using the same method.
Recovered from them were unidentified liquid substances, several fake American dollars and assorted charms.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Edward A. Ajogun has ordered a massive manhunt for other members of the syndicate who are on the run.He also directed that past activities of the suspects should be properly investigated with the view to bring their nefarious activities to an end.
The CP therefore warned members of the public to beware of those who are out to swindle them by stop been gullible and desperate.