Men of Ogun State Police Command on the 22nd of August 2019 arrested two brothers Sunday Durosinmi Onikoyi 29yrs and Felix Durosinmi Onikoyi 20yrs both of No 30 Akala Street Idi-Oro Mushin Lagos for defrauding unsuspecting members of public with fake currency.
Their arrest followed a distress call by one Moses Nwese of Gas-line area of Ijoko Ota that two men came to his shop to buy two bags of rice and gave him the sum of#29,000 (Twenty Nine Thousand) in one thousand Naira denomination.
He stated further that they left his shop hurriedly and while counting the money, he discovered that all the one thousand naira notes are fake.
Upon the information, the DPO Sango Ota Division, CSP Godwin Idehai who was on routine patrol of the area with his men hotly chased the suspects and got them arrested in an Honda Odyssey car with registration number LSR 504 AZ.
On searching them,#78,000 (Seventy Eight Thousand Naira) fake one thousand naira notes were recovered from them.
Also recovered from them are; One unregistered Bajaj motorcycle and 10 bags of rice.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of police, CP Bashir Makama has ordered a full scale investigation into the activities of the two suspects and that they should be arraigned before a court of competent jurisdiction as soon as investigation is concluded.
DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi,
PPRO, Ogun State Command
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