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Money-doubler’ nabbed in Lagos

A 31-year-old man, Dare Yusuf, who was known for tricking unsuspecting members of the public with claims that he can double money, has met his Waterloo as operatives of Rapid Response Squad, RRS, of the Lagos State Police Command arrested him in Mushin area of the state, while two members of his gang are on the run.

The recovered stolen money. The suspect, who resides at 1, Abayomi Jones, Oke-Ilube, Ikotun, Lagos, was arrested after tricking a road user into buying a substance he claimed can double any amount by applying one Adija to the money.

It was learned that Yusuf, in connivance with two other suspects now at large, had scammed many people before nemesis caught up with them. Confessing to the crime after arrest, Yusuf narrated how each member of the group plays their tricks and how they share the loot afterwards.

Recovered from Yusuf were two phones, which he confessed to have sold to raise cash, before the operative transferred him to Police State CIID for further investigations. While commenting on the development, the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Assistant Superintendent Olarinde Famous-Cole, advised members of the public to be more vigilant and report any suspicious act to the Police.

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