Oyo State police command, on
Thursday, paraded 26 suspects,
including five students of the
Lead City University (LCU),
Ibadan, Oyo State.
The state Commissioner of Police,
Mbu Joseph Mbu, while speaking
at the parade at the police
headquarters, disclosed that the
suspects were arrested for
crimes ranging from internet
fraud, armed robbery, car
snatching to stealing of jewellery
worth N25 million.
He added that they were
arrested at different parts of the
state.
Mbu said the five students were
arrested at a hotel in
Ojo,Akinyele Local Government
Area of the state, with five
laptop computers.
The police boss also said after
interrogation, it was discovered
that the suspects were using the
laptop computers to defraud
people.
According to the police boss, the
students allegedly defrauded
some people of $10million, $500
and $27,000, part of which they
used to purchase three vehicles,
including a Range Rover
worthN6.2 million.
He said another suspect, Kingsley
John, broke into his master’s
house and carted away jewellery
worth N25 million sold them to
one AlhajiHaruna Umar (42) in
Sasa, Ibadan, for N12 million.
He said three persons (names
withheld) were also arrested
with 14 explosives.
Mbu said the suspects attempted
to bribe policemen with N20,000,
which was turned down, adding
that the matter was being
investigated.

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