The suspected fraudsters were arrested while allegedly holding an uncooperative victim hostage in their vehicle.
Operatives of the Nigerian Police Rapid Respond Squad(RRS) in Lagos have apprehended three ‘fraudsters’ in the Idumota area of the State.
The alleged fraudsters were arrested on Tuesday while holding an uncooperative victim hostage.
Benjamin Hundein, the police spokesperson in Lagos, made this known in a statement.
The victim, a 23-year-old woman(name withheld), who was heading to Iyana -Oworo from Gerard Road, Ikoi, boarded the suspects Volkswagen Veno Salo Car with registration number BDG 513 EJ bus was forcibly taken to Idumota.
”The three suspects, Austin Okoro ‘m’ aged 47, ring leader, Godwin Azezour ‘m’ aged 54 and Suzan Elohor ‘f’ aged 42, while on the diversion, attempted to swindle their victim by ostensibly introducing her to their alleged money- doubling business,” the statement reads.
“The victim, however, sighted an RRS parol team at Idumota and successfully raised the alarm to their hearing, leading to the suspects’ prompt arrest.”
The suspects have since been charged to court following completion of investigation by the CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi-led RRS.”
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