Two suspected fraudsters, Olayinka Adeola and Ibrahim Balogun, were recently apprehended by policemen in Ogun state at a shrine during one of their operations.
News men gathered that the operatives of the Zonal Intervention Squad (ZIS), while on routine patrol at about 10pm, along Owode Obafemi Ofada road, on March 27, 2017, discovered a sienna bus packed in a suspicious manner.
The operatives moved close to the bus, accosted the occupants, and it was duringinterrogation that it was discovered that the occupants are suspected fraudsters who always lure people into a shrine and dupe them of their money.
Upon further investigation it was discovered that the suspected fraudsters had lured their victim, a 64-year-old nurse named Goodluck Ogbodu of Effa street, Ughelli Delta state to Lagos state in the disguise to make him rich.The suspected fraudsters had obtained a sum of one hundred and fifty thousand naira (N150,000) from the victim. The loot was recovered from the shrine. The suspects who later confessed to the crime also stated that they have used the same mode to dupe many unsuspected victims.