Two arrested for duping bank manager N70m


The Adamawa State Police Command, on Saturday, confirmed the arrest of two suspects for allegedly duping a bank manager of $200,000 (about N70 million).

Confirming the arrest in Yola, spokesman of the command, DSP Suleiman Yahaya, said the suspects, Oluba Falaye and Abidakun Gbenga, were arrested while two other suspects were still at large.

“The command received report from one Olurunfemi Michael, a manager of ACCESS Bank plc, Yola Branch, that on 11/12/2019, some men approached him and defrauded him of $200,000 which if converted into Naira will be N70,000,000.

“Investigation led to the arrest of OLUBA FALAYE and ABIDAKUN GBENGA, residents of Lagos and Ado-Ekiti.

“Detectives so far have recovered $30,400, One Lexus and Toyota Camry cars valued N14,000,000. We also recovered over N11 million cash.

“The command is calling on members of the public to be careful while dealing with the people they don’t know and to report to police any suspicious movement around them,” the police spokesman said.


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