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… collected millions from victims.
A self styled Celestial Church prophetess, Oluwakemi Sotonode was arrested yesterday at Obada Oko area of Abeokuta in Ogun state.
The police have been on her survelance for sometime on accused financial fraud.
In the statement released by the force spoke person in Abeokuta,DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi,it started that,”The self styled prophet of C.C.C Marvelous model parish, Obada-Oko has been on wanted list of the command for quite some-time now when a petition was received by the Command from one Idris Ilyas on the 11th of November 2019 in which he reported that the suspect contacted him to supply Kaolin stone to a company, and when he did, the suspect went to the company, received the sum of #1.2million on his behalf and converted it to her own use.”
The statement also added that,”On the 30th of September 2020, the same prophet collected the sum of #200,000 from one Olabangboye Olalekan under the pretence that she will sell a plot of land for him at Obada-oko area of the State, but disappeared after collecting the money.
“Likewise in April this year, the same suspect contacted one Kehinde Ojekunle ‘f’ to supply Kaolin worth of #300,000 to a company and she went behind her, collected the money on her behalf and converted it to her own use.
“In March 2020, the same suspect obtained the sum of #670,000 from one Gbolagade Damilola under the pretence of supplying her 40 bags of rice but she ran away since then.”
The Police Spokesperson added that, on the strength of these allegations, the Commissioner of police, CP Edward Ajogun directed the officer in charge of the Public Complaint Bureau to ensure the arrest of the prophet.
DSP Oyeyemi said “The team embarked on an intelligence based investigation which yielded positive results on Tuesday 6th of October 2020 when she was apprehended in her hideout. On interrogation, she admitted collecting all the money stated above but she has not been able to give any reasonable account of it all.”
The police said she will be arraigned as soon as Investigation is concluded.