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EFCC arrests Ibadan brothers, three others for internet fraud

Arrested for opulence without any identifiable livelihood

The Ibadan zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), on Wednesday arrested two pairs of brothers, Ayoola Timilehin, Olusola Timilehin, and Oladayo Fayemi, Tolulope Fayemi and three others suspected to be internet fraudsters.

They were arrested at their hideout in Alaka, Elebu area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

Paraded suspects showing black soap at the commission’s zonal office, Ibadan. Photo: Jeremiah Oke, Ibadan

The other three suspects arrested with them are Temitope Kumuyi, Babatunde Oyelakin and Olanrewaju Ibrahim. They are all between 20 and 30 years.

A statement by the Head, Media & Publicity of the commission, Dele Oyewale revealed that the suspects were arrested based on intelligence linking them with opulence without any identifiable means of livelihood.

Paraded suspects showing off their cars at the commission’s zonal office, Ibadan. Photo: Jeremiah Oke, Ibadan

Items recovered from them, include: four cars, laptops, exotic phones and a stamp bearing the identity of the bursary section of Queensland University’s School of Medicine, Australia.

The statement further revealed that the suspects  will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.