Five Fake Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Operatives have been arrested by the Delta state police command in Asaba, the state capital.
The suspects were arrested following a sting operation that led the police to their hideout at an undisclosed hotel in Asaba.
Upon interrogation, the leader of the Syndicate, prince Allison, aged twenty-nine who claims to be a contract staff with the EFCC in Portharcourt, Rivers State, confessed that his gang was responsible for the harassment of internet fraudsters popularly known as yahoo boys, in some parts of the state.
The suspect also confessed that they abducted unsuspecting victims from their homes forcing them to pay money before their release. Over twenty million nairas have been collected from their victims.
State commissioner of police, Ari Muhammad, in a statement issued, assured Delta residents that the suspects will be duly prosecuted.
Items recovered from them include two fake EFCC jackets, one pos machine, eight mobile phones and a white operational Hummer bus.
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