Two men; Olayide Olumide and Oluwemimo Adeyanju, defrauding innocent Ibadan, Oyo State residents have been arrested by the Police. According to reports, the arrested duo had been buying clothes and electronics and had also been withdrawing money from Point of Sale (POS) operators in some parts of Ibadan by fraudulent means.
After a series of complaints by some of their victims, the Police swung into action and by Friday, they were in custody, after being apprehended by Police operatives attached to Apete Police Divisional Headquarters.
Several items have since been recovered from both suspects including a home theater system, male clothing items, two television sets, a DVD player, a Laptop, a CD player, a standing fan and other household items.
The Oyo State Public Relations Officer, Mr. Adewale Osifeso said: “Friday 7th May, 2021 at about 0930hrs, the duo of Olayide Olumide ‘m’ and Oluwemimo Adeyanju ‘m’ landed in the net of the Police, this success was recorded through the relentless efforts of Police Operatives attached to Apete Police Divisional Headquarters, consequent upon several reports of the fraudulent act of purchasing valuables with fake alert, ripping people of their gains, the most recent recorded to be the purchase of electronics and fashion items around Apete area by the duo.”
“Investigative apparatus were deployed which led to the arrest of the suspects. Upon interrogation, the duo confessed to the crime and presented the exhibits recovered from them to be valuables bought from the proceeds of this crime. Investigation for ground breaking insights continues.”
“SUSPECTS: Adeyanju Oluwemimo ‘m’ aged 27 yrs. Olajide Olumide ‘m’ aged 31 yrs.
“EXHIBITS: 1. Home Theater with three speakers, 14 Jeans trousers, 10 male wears, One MP Player, One Standing fan, One Rubber palm sandal, One 32 Inch LG Plasma TV, One CD Tape Player, One DVD Player, One Laptop, One mini DVD Player, One 24 Inch LG Plasma TV.”