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Delta State Police Command Apprehend Nine Alleged Bank Hackers

On Monday, 14th November, Mohammed Ali, the Delta State Commissioner of Police, confirmed the arrest of nine alleged bank account hackers in the state.

The commissioner disclosed this while speaking in a press briefing, he said, the syndicate specialised in using tricycles to rob passengers of their valuables in the state.

He added that “In a bid to get rid of the syndicate who uses tricycles to rob passengers of their valuables, phones, hack into their accounts and withdraw their money.


“I directed the command’s D-Coy squad to investigate and ensure that members of the syndicate are arrested and brought to book.

“In compliance with my directive, the team embarked on an intelligence-led investigation, stormed their hideout behind Point Hotel in Iyiagu Estate, in Anambra State, and arrested one Ikechukwu Ayigbe, 26, who is the gang’s bank account hacker.”

“Others arrested were Tobi James, 30, who buys the stolen phones and waybills them to Lagos, and seven other suspects, with over 60 SIM cards recovered.”

Ali urged state people to support the police, saying that an investigation was ongoing to find the perpetrators and bring them to justice.

Adding that their identities would be maintained with the utmost confidentiality, he asked the public to offer pertinent and timely information that would help the command in combating crime.

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