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Two ladies among 14 internet fraudsters arrested inside two-flat apartment they rented for N2.5m

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By Osfem | self meida writer
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Two ladies were among 14 internet fraudsters arrested inside a two-flat apartment rented by two of the fraudsters for the sum of N2.5 million, the Niger State Police Command announced on Tuesday, February 2.

It was gathered that the internet fraudsters were arrested at Farm Centre area of Minna, the state capital, following intelligence report received from residents of the area by policemen attached to the Tundun-Wada Division of the state police command.

The two ladies: Gift Aigbona and Braise Williams, were arrested with twelve other men who were staying together inside the two-flat apartment where they were said to be carrying out their fraudulent activities. 

According to a statement by the state police command through its Public Relations Officer, Wasiu Abiodun, on the website of the command, the names of those who were arrested were given as Amos Sheriff (27 years), Omokhafe Nelson (28 years), Amos Suleiman (23 years), Uduafemhi John (23 years), Sado Anthony (26 years), Okumagbe Sheriff (24 years) and Chukwu Joshua (23 years).

Others were Peter Moses (25 years), Abdulrasheed Malik (24 years), Isah Lawal (24 years), Thomas Marvelous (19 years), Gift Aigbona (female 26 years), Thomas Daniel (24 years) and Braise Williams (female 24 years).

According to the statement: "The suspects were arrested at Farm Centre area of Minna when Thomas Daniel allegedly stole a phone from Amos Sheriff's home after a visit, while an alarm was raised and he was arrested. 

"Preliminary investigation revealed that both Omokhafe Nelson and Amos Sheriff jointly rented a two-flat apartment for N2.5 million where they and the other 12 suspects live and perpetrate their activities.

"Items recovered from them included three iPhones, One HP laptop, six other exotic phones, 11 laptop chargers, and a Shisha box containing smoking gadgets.

"The case is currently under investigation after which the suspects would be arraigned in court after conclusion of investigation."

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