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Fake Commissioner Of Police Arrested For Duping 80-Year-Old Man Of N250m – Pegars News

Fake Commissioner Of Police Arrested For Duping 80-Year-Old Man Of N250m – Pegars News

Oluwole Akande, 55, has been arrested by officers from the Criminal Investigation Department of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly impersonating Yetunde Longe, the state commissioner of police for the railway command, to defraud an 80-year-old man out of N250 million.

According to CP Longe, the sufferer’s spouse known as CP Frank Mba to intimate him of an alleged plan by one CP Longe to demand tens of millions of naira from her husband so as to drop a petition on her desk, in opposition to him.

“CP Frank Mba replied to the wife of the victim that he knows CP Yetunde Longe cannot make such mischievous demand and promised to call her to verify and get back to the woman.

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CP Frank Mba called me to relate the matter and I confirmed that the information was totally wrong. I said there was no petition of such before me and I don’t even know the victim.

It was at this time the State CID Panti was informed to trace the suspect and he was apprehended. He confessed to having impersonated me,” Longe stated

Investigations by the police present that the suspect had fleeced his sufferer of N250 million. The sufferer reportedly bought two of his homes and a filling station to meet the calls for of the suspect till his spouse contacted CP Frank Mba, which led to his arrest.

Confessing to the crime, the suspect stated he began the enterprise of impersonation in 2022, and CP Longe has been the solely particular person he used.

Akande stated he determined to defraud his sufferer after discovering an unlawful enterprise he was concerned in.

The suspect who disclosed that he was the solely particular person concerned in the crime, admitted that he knew the impersonation would dent the picture of CP Yetunde Longe, but that he by no means knew it would backfire.

It was additional gathered that after gathering the first cost of N1.5 million, he devised different means to get extra money from the sufferer amounting to N250 million.

The sufferer reportedly bought two of his homes and a filling station to meet the calls for of the suspect till his spouse contacted CP Frank Mba, which led to his arrest.

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