A 35-year previous man recognized as Monday Clement Shola has been arrested by males of the Edo State Police Command for allegedly impersonating Edo State Commissioner of Police, Jimeta Lawan, to dupe wealthy people within the state.
Shola claimed he was a former Senior Particular Assistant to the Edo State Authorities through the administration of former Governor Adams Oshiomhole.
He mentioned he used certainly one of his strains to name ‘a person’ and launched himself as Edo Commissioner of Police.
Shola mentioned he requested the ‘person’ to present consideration to at least one Clement (himself) including that the intention was for the ‘person’ to name him.
His phrases, “Finally the particular person known as and invited me to his workplace. I defined to the particular person how I used to be arrested and stuff like that. I met with the particular person one on one. He requested me to drop my account quantity and I’ll hear from him.
“4 days later. the account was credited with N2.5m. 40 minutes later I noticed one other alert of N10m making it N12.5m. I didn’t know the cash was meant for 2 seperate account however mistakenly paid all into my account. He known as me to requested if I had seen the cash. He additionally known as the opposite line I used to first name him.
“Two days later I went to the financial institution and was advised the account was blocked. They advised me cash was mistakenly credited to the account. I needed to return the N10m.”
When pressed on who despatched him the cash, he mentioned it was Adams Oshiomhole.
He claimed he purchased a Toyota Camry with the N2.5m.
Edo Police Commissioner, Jimeta Lawan, mentioned the suspect was arrested as a result of he goes about swindling unsuspecting members of d public utilizing the title of the CP.
He mentioned Shola has duped so many individuals that by sending textual content messages to unsuspecting people and extorting cash from them.