April 16, 2024

April 16, 2024

Police Bust Hideout Of ‘Yahoo Boys’ In Nasarawa, Arrest 10

The Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested at least 10 suspected internet fraudsters, popularly known as Yahoo boys, in the Keffi Local Government Area of the state.

A statement by the spokesman of the command, Ramhan Nansel, said the arrest was carried out on Wednesday after a credible information about the influx of the suspects into the area.

According to the PPRO, two laptops, 10 sophisticated mobile phones of different brands, three WIFI routers, criminal charms, black soap, hard drugs (Loud weed and dried leaves suspected to be marijuana) were recovered from the suspects.

“The suspects have confessed to being into internet fraud popularly known as Yahoo Plus and shall be charged to court for prosecution once the investigation is concluded.

“The Commissioner of Police, CP Umar Shehu Nadada psc, mni has commended the officers for a job well done and urged them to sustain raids on all criminal hideouts”, the statement added.

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