NewTelegraph stories that the police in Edo State have arrested a housewife who used the army camouflage of her late husband who was a soldier to defraud and perform unlawful companies for unsuspecting members of the general public.
The pretend soldier, recognized as Angela Maidoki, was arrested by officers of four Brigade command of the Nigeria Military in Benin the state capital.
Additionally paraded by the state command was 42-year-old Uchenna Duru, who allegedly posed as pretend lawyer to the Benin zonal workplace of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) and for defrauding unsuspecting members of the general public.
Duru was arrested following a petition by one Mrs Abdulahi Ruth of Air Drive Main Faculty Street in Benin for allegedly defrauding her of an undisclosed sum of cash and stealing her Toyota Camry 2.four mannequin saloon automobile with registration quantity GU 514 LV.
Throughout investigation, one Madam Adams Dora was nabbed within the course of, although she denied any involvement within the case however alleged that Duru had fraudulently obtained N1 million and an extra N1.5 million to purchase one RAV four jeep with the promise he would marry her on December 2918.
He was arrested with one black Lexus RX SUV, lawyer’s id card bearing his identify and different attires belonging to legal professionals.
Additionally one Religion Eriamiatoe had come ahead and alleged that Uchenna Duru launched himself to her as a lawyer with the EFCC in Benin Metropolis and defrauded her of N73, 000 with the pretence of serving to her to purchase auctioned rice from the Nigerian Customs Service within the state.
Nonetheless, Angela was arrested in Benin whereas carrying army camouflage uniform to escort alleged smuggled autos.
Police Public Relations Officer of the command, DSP Chidi Nwabuzor, who paraded the suspect, stated she would quickly be charged to court docket.