POLICE NAB FAKE EFCC OFFICIALS IN DELTA
Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested two persons who parade themselves as officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Delta State.
The suspects were apprehended Wednesday evening while interrogating customers at Tozac Hotel in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State.
Reports say that the two are notorious within the metropolis for harassing youths within the community and extorting huge sums of money from them and other personal valuables.
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According to local sources, “The suspects drove into the hotel and went straight into the reception. After a while, they came out and started interrogating customers, demanding the particulars of their vehicles and what they do for a living.
“One of the customers who refused to disclose his identity drew the attention of some police officers who were around the hotel premises. When the security men interrogated them, one of them claimed to be an official of EFCC.
“The security men demanded his identity card and he said it was not with it. The other suspect said he was a transporter and that he was hired by the other suspect. At that point, they were both arrested by the policemen and taken to the police station.”
According to the Delta State Police spokesperson, Mr. Bright Edafe who confirmed the arrest, “Some suspects were arrested based on information that they were parading themselves as fake EFCC personnel. They denied the allegation; the investigation is on.”