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Photos: EFCC Arrests Two Lecturers, 28 Others for Internet Fraud, Recovers Laptops and Cars

Photos: EFCC Arrests Two Lecturers, 28 Others for Internet Fraud, Recovers Laptops and Cars.

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has arrested two lecturers of the Kwara State College of Health and Technology Offa in Kwara State alongside 28 other persons for alleged internet fraud. 

The lecturers arrested are Abdullah Opashola and Adebisi Ademola. 

The 30 suspects have been detained at the office of the commission in Ilorin Kwara state. 

Many laptops, phones, and cars were recovered from the internet fraudsters. 

The commission said the investigation is ongoing and the suspects will be prosecuted soon. 

Recently, Nigerians on social media faulted the EFCC for parading suspects without trial. They argued that only a competent court of law can call anyone a criminal. 

In defense, the EFCC said, "Kindly note that the EFCC only parades suspects after they have been profiled with evidence gotten from investigations." 

The EFCC does not pronounce a suspect guilty or otherwise. Only the court does.

However, the parading of suspects for their ALLEGED crime is to inform and update the public of the Commission's activities, and it is done within the ambit of the law.

In a fundamental rights suit, Sulyman Abaya Vs. EFCC, Justice Hammed Gegele, of Kwara State High Court, Ilorin, ruled that since the published image has the word, ALLEGED, there is no injury to the suspect's reputation.

What do you think about this? 

Is it right for EFCC to parade suspects without being convicted? 

What could be the reason why lecturers are involved in internet fraud? 

Drop your comment below. 

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