3 yahoo boys “internet fraudsters” in their 20’s have been nabbed in Ibadan, Oyo State by the Nigeria Police Force. The Oyo State Police Command, they were uncovered following a tip off from the public. Police Public Relations Officer, SP Adekunle Ajisebutu gave the names of the suspects as Lanre Sadiq, 26; Sunkanmi Daramola, 28, and Opyemi Adebayo, 26. He said the police have been on the trail of the suspect since Tuesday before their arrest on Wednesday.
Ajisebutu, who spoke on behalf of the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Samuel Adegbuyi, said: “The Oyo State Police Command has arrested three internet fraudsters who, until their arrest, were into cyber crime popularly known as Yahoo plus. Their arrest, he said, was made possible following a tip-off by members of the public.”
He added that they were picked up at their criminal hideout at Soka area around 6:30a.m. yesterday by the command’s anti-kidnapping squad. During interrogation, he noted, the suspects confessed to being internet fraudsters and that they had defrauded many innocent victims, who they referred to as clients. Exhibits, which he said were recovered from them, include four laptops and charms.