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Police nab five fake EFCC officers in Delta


Police nab five fake EFCC officers in Delta

The Delta State Police Command has arrested five suspects who claimed to be operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

The suspects are Prince Allison, 29, George Onyeagu, 29, Duke Okoro, 40, Joseph Osinachi, and Onyeocha Sunday, 32.

According to the Police, the suspects admitted to robbing people in different parts of the State.

Delta State Police spokesperson Bright Edafe, on Friday, said the activities of the suspects had triggered the #EndEFCC Protest in the State in October.

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Edafe disclosed that a victim of the suspects narrated how they invaded his residence at night, abducted him and forcefully collected a cash transfer of N2,500,000.

He said: “Six of their victims have also identified them; one of their victims stated that his house was stormed at night by the syndicate.

“They gained entrance into the compound by scaling the fence, broke into his apartment, forcefully abducted and took him away in a white Toyota Hiace bus.

“They forcefully collected his phones from him, other valuables worth N3,700,000, made a cash transfer of N2,500,000 and told him that they will come for him again,” the PPRO narrated.

In October, youths in Delta State barricaded some roads in parts of the State to protest what they described as the constant arrests of youths by EFCC operatives.

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