Fake DSS officer arrested for fraud in Delta
A fake officer of the Department of State Security, James Oludare, has been arrested for fraud in Delta state.
Oludare was arrested by the Delta Police Command for defrauding one, Ebiwori Opori, of N720, 000 under the pretense of releasing the victim’s brother from correctional custody.
According to The PUNCH, the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe said the victim reported Oludare to the police.
“He said that the said Emmanuel Oludare introduced himself as a DSS officer that he can secure his brother’s release from prison with the sum of seven hundred and twenty thousand (N720, 000) which was transferred into his Access bank account No. 1425728133.
“Since then Oludare refused to pick his call, so, the Divisional Police Officer mobilized men immediately to track down the said suspect and arrested him while investigation is ongoing,” he said.
The police spokesman added that a 43-year-old Uduophori Emesiri suspected to be a notorious kidnapper and armed robbery ringleader terrorising Delta and neighbouring states has been arrested.
“The suspect was arrested on 17 March, 2021, by Eagle Net, Warri and Ughelli teams at Delundi Hotel Otor-Udu, Udu local government area of the state following a manhunt.
“The suspect was also in possession of an anti-cult group I.D card which investigation later revealed as fake.”