Anambra Police Command Arrests Serial Facebook Fraudster 

Hyacinth Chinweuba

Police detectives attached to Awada Division has arrested one David Maduabuchi ‘m’ aged 22years of No 16 Chukwu Onovo street, Okpoko.

The suspect specializes on swindling vulnerable youngsters particularly teenage girls on Facebook and hoodwink them into stealing from their parents and guardian for him (the suspect).

Preliminary investigation revealed that between the months of March, 2019 and November, 2019, the suspect lured one Ogechi Miracle ‘f’ aged 18years and Chinansa Peter ‘f’ aged 18yrs on Facebook under false pretences of marrying them.

Victims were further tutored by the suspect and they both stole the sums of three hundred and eighteen thousand naira (#318,000) and one hundred thousand Naira (#100,000) respectively at different times from their parents, as well as laptop computers which they handed over to him.

Police is investigating the matter after which suspect would be charged to court for prosecution.

In another development following intelligence report, Police detectives attached to Awada Division recovered a Lexus 330 Jeep, Reg No AKL 189 NH which was allegedly snatched at gun point from one Anselm Enwereji ‘m’ sometime in December 2018 at Ajangbadi, Lagos State.

Two suspects were arrested in connection with the case and they have made useful statements to the police.

Meanwhile, case will be handed over to Ajangbadi Division, Lagos State Command where the offence took place for further investigation and prosecution.

Also, following intelligence report, Police detectives attached to Harbour Division recovered a Toyota Hiace bus allegedly stolen at the premises of Osun State Board of internal revenue, Osun State.

The Bus which was formerly white in colour has been repainted and registered with Onitsha South LGA of Anambra State. One suspect was arrested in possession of the vehicle and case is under investigation.

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