The agents of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State police Command have captured four suspects for professedly cheating individuals from people in general of gigantic aggregates of cash.
They were caught independently by the agents in three instances of extortion in Maryland, Ojodu Berger and Ajegunle amongst Tuesday and Thursday a week ago.
The suspects, Kenneth Umukoro, 36; Uba Utokcha, 41; Joseph Onuoha, 40 and Ikechukwu Okeke, 25, independently admitted to RRS officers amid cross examination.
As indicated by one of the ,casualties, Ibeh Chiwenu, she was going to Ojodu Berger from Ojota when Kenneth Umukoro, driving a slag shading Toyota Camry 1997 model with the Registration Number SMK 886 DK halted at the transport stop to pick her.
“As he drove along, he picked another traveler on Kudirat Abiola Way. We were still on Kudirat Abiola Way when the new traveler began a discussion in a dialect that looked like French with the driver”, she expressed.
She included, “The driver now argued that he needed to take the new traveler to Custom’s Office on Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, where his merchandise were seized. It was here that their story changed and I turned into the subject of their control in intrigue with a Customs specialist and a minister”.
“After this, the minister petitioned God for me and instructed me to go home and get more cash my family kept at home. All these happened a week ago.
Today, Thursday, my better half and I were remaining at the Maryland Bus Stop. I saw a similar Toyota Camry with a similar number plate and, however adjacent to him was the previous driver that cheated me, putting on a show traveler. I alarmed RRS officers positioned in Maryland and they captured them.”
The two different suspects, Joseph Onuoha and Ikechukwu Okeke were captured independently yet in comparable conditions on Tuesday and Wednesday individually.
Oanuoha revealed to cross examiners that he had a place with a misrepresentation syndicate drove by one man basically recognized as Toronto, including that their pioneer, who is presently everywhere, prepared more than 40 of them to go out day by day looking for would-be casualties.
“When we hit big stake, we share it into five sections. Toronto takes two sections. Two of us in a group share two and we would share the rest of the part to others.
“At present, our office in Ajegunle has been busted by the police. Torowas advised has moved to some place in Surulere. At whatever point we have issues with the police, he comes around to secure our safeguard”, he unveiled.
Reacting to the advancement, the Police Public Relations Officer, Dolapo Badmos, a Superintendent of Policed said that the police wouldn’t yield on their obligations of making the state wrongdoing free however cautioned individuals from people in general to be careful about suspicious dealings.
The four suspects have been exchanged to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Panti.