Police arrest 10 suspected yahoo boys in Nasarawa

The paraded Internet fraudsters
The paraded Internet fraudsters

 

By DANJUMA JOSEPH, Lafia –

The Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested at least 10 suspected internet fraudsters, popularly known as Yahoo boys, in Keffi Local Government Area of the state.

A statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Ramhan Nansel, said the suspects were arrested during an operation at Angwan Lambu in Keffi.

“On 21/2/2024 at about 2110hrs, acting based on credible information about the influx of internet fraudsters into Keffi LGA, Police operatives attached to Angwan Lambu Division raided the hideout of the cybercriminals located in GRA, Keffi”.

Exhibits recovered from the suspects

“During the operation, Ten (10) suspects were arrested, and the following items were recovered from them as exhibits: two (2) Laptops, ten(10) sophisticated mobile phones of different brands, three (3) WIFI routers, criminal charms, black soap, hard drugs (Loud weed and dried leaves suspected to be marijuana), etc”.

“The suspects have confessed to being into internet fraud popularly known as Yahoo Plus and shall be charged to court for prosecution once the investigation is concluded”

“The Commissioner of Police, CP Umar Shehu Nadada psc, mni has commended the officers for a job well done and urged them to sustain raids on all criminal hideouts” he said.

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