Awka – Operatives of INTERPOL have arrested a 26-year old national youth corps member, Emeh Nnamdi Daniel in Republic of Benin for stealing N47million from the bank account of a Nigerian businessman based in Anambra State .
The Anambra State Police Commissioner, Mr Echeng Echeng disclosed this to newsmen in Awka, the state capital.
He said the suspect fled to Republic of Benin after hacking into the bank account of his victim to steal N47million.
Echeng said the police declared the suspect wanted on February 20 after all efforts to trace arrest him in Nigeria failed.
He said Emeh who was attached to the state police Command for his national youth service was consequently arrested by operatives of INTERPOL.
“Nnamdi hacked into one of Mr Chibuike Martins Ekwueme’s accounts and fraudulently transferred a total sum of Forty-seven million Naira only #47,000,000 to his fourteen (14) different accounts owned by him, Nnamdi.
“The suspect, Nnamdi Emeh flee the country to the Benin Republic before he was arrested by INTERPOL operatives,” the police Commissioner said.
According to him, the suspect is also wanted for unlawful possession of firearms, money laundering, and defamation of character, fraud and impersonation.
He said the suspect is now in custody and will be charged to court after conclusion of investigation.
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