Pants Theft: Another turn as Yahoo boys and House helps play vital roles.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office have arrested 19 suspected internet fraudsters at Ologuneru Area of the metropolitan city of Ibadan and at Akobo, Ibadan, Oyo State.
They are, Bamidele Ayodele Samson, Bamidele Philip, Tunji Oladapo Sowale, Bololaji Olalekan and Abdulrauf Abiodun.
Others are: Olaleye Pelumi, Anuokuwapo Olanrewaju, Paul Damilola, Olateye David Tobi, Arewa Adekunle Ibrahim, Oyesanmi Ayomikun Oluwaseun, Olaleye Israel, Adediran Kemisola, Omobolade Alarape and Olowolusi Oluwatomisin.
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The four other suspects arrested early hours of Friday, February 1, 2019 at their hideout at Akobo, Ibadan are, Babatunde Afeez, Akorede Ahmed Olalekan, Adeleye Damilola and Moshod Richard.
In a sting operation led by the zonal head, Friday Ebelo, Ibadan zonal head, the suspects who are between the ages of 21 and 35 years were taken by surprise when operatives swept on them at one of their notorious havens in the city. Five of them allegedly claimed to be undergraduates while the other 10 claimed to be self-employed in varied vocations.
They are already helping operatives with useful information.
In a related development, operatives also arrested four other suspects on February 1, 2019 at their hideout at Akobo, Ibadan. The suspected cyber criminals are between 21 and 30 years.
Their arrest followed series of intelligence alleging that the suspected fraudsters engaged in fraudulent activities of obtaining money by false pretences from unsuspecting victims.
At the point of their arrest, EFCC operatives recovered SIM cards, one exotic car, laptops, telephones, female underwear’s and four bags of fetish objects (juju) from them. Several documents containing false pretences were also recovered from the suspects.
House Girl Caught with Pants ( Video culled from lindaikejisblog.
A video circulating online shows the dramatic moment a house help was caught with panties belonging to her madam and her madam’s daughter.
In the video, the madam and her husband can be heard interrogating the girl about the stolen panties. She cried and swore she wasn’t planning to use it for anything. She claimed she only wanted to keep it for her personal use.
But the woman’s husband didn’t believe the househelp’s story and he asked her how she intended to wear the pants belonging to her madam which wouldn’t her size. The girl had no reply to this.
The madam went on to ask the househelp why she didn’t seek her permission first before taking the pants and the girl said it was because she was scared. The woman then asked if she was also scared of her daughter, who is away at boarding school, and asked why she didn’t inform the daughter that she wanted her pants.
According to reports, the househelp’s was to travel home on holiday when she was caught with the pants.
It wasn’t revealed what further actions, if any, has been taken against the girl.
Editorial Comments: Underwear theft has become rampant in Nigeria with a lot of people believing it’s prime material for money rituals. On this note, Consumer News implores consumers to ensure special care for their undies. The gradual turn of events from kidnapping to underwear theft is alarming. Prevention is better than cure.