21-Year Old Nabbed For Defrauding 500 People Of N2bn
The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Brisk Capital Limited, Joshua Dominic, has been arrested by operatives of the Police Special Fraud Unit in Lagos State for allegedly defrauding over 500 investors of over N2bn.
According to The Punch, Dominic commonly lured his victims via social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook and Linkedin and also newspaper publications, claiming to run a monetary investment aimed at managing cash for persons and companies.
The affected victims had been conned into investing in Bitcoin, foreign exchange trading, real estate and oil and gas with the promise of instant and absolute 60 per cent return on funding per month on every sum invested, plus the warranty of the invested principal.
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Source: The Punch
Police Accidentally Shoots Colleague In Ebonyi
The Ebonyi State Police Command has confirmed the accidental shooting of an officer by his colleague in front of the old Ebonyi Government House, Abakaliki.
The officer, who accidentally shot his colleague was servicing his gun but by accident released bullets from its chambers which hit the victim.
The Commissioner of Police (CP), Aliyu Garba, made the affirmation in a telephone chat with newsmen. He disclosed that the affected officer was responding to treatment in a health facility whilst making claims that the injured officer did not die as a result of the incident.
Police Probe Rivers Painter’s Killing, Arrest PoS Operator
The police had arrested one Uche, a Point of Sale terminal operator, who allegedly invited participants of a local vigilante group killing a 22-year-old painter in Umuebele, Etche Local Government Area of Rivers State, on Saturday.
The state police command also confirms that it had begun an investigation to unfold the circumstances surrounding the incident while also taking remarkable actions.
According to The Punch, Kelechi – The deceased’s sister stated that when Chinemerem went to the PoS operator and asked him to exchange the counterfeit note, he allegedly refused and rather invited contributors of a vigilante group, the Oyigbo Security Peace Advisory Committee (OSPAC).
She disclosed that while her brother was being dragged to their office, one of the OSPAC guys brought out a dagger and stabbed Chinemerem in his fingers and body, while another shot him in the back.
Source: The Punch