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Police arrests four over N1.4 million extortion

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By O’star Eze

operatives attached to the Inland Town Division, Onitsha have arrested suspects in connection with a protracted extortion case involving N1.4 million.

The were made following a complaint by 30 Rita had reported that she was contacted by some unknown persons in 2013 who told her that her 21 missing brother, Chinedu Anthony had been missing was held prisoner in Owerri and that she should make some payments which amounted to N1.4 million into two account numbers she was given to secure his release.

Making the disclosure, the public relations officers named the suspects as “Obierika Samuel Tochukwu ‘m’ aged 40 years of  Ezi_ Agulu village Aguleri; Godstime  Okhae ‘m’ aged 26 years of magazine Avenue GRA Onitsha; Chinedu Joseph Madufor ‘m’ aged 20years of No. 2 New Nkisi  Magazine junction GRA Onitsha and Celestine Chukwuemeka ‘m’ aged 35yrs of No.27 Idigo Rd Aguleri.”

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He said that the victim involved, Chinedu is still missing and that the case has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department for further investigations.

“Suspects have defrauded her of the sum of One million and hundred thousand naira (#1.400,000) between 2013 and 2016 which she allegedly deposited into their Bank account in various instalments,” the police spokesman’s statement read in part.

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