EFCC raids KWASU hostels, arrests 30, seizes 6 cars, other items

No fewer than 30 suspected internet fraudsters were on Sunday arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at the Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete.

According to a statement issued by the spokesman of the commission, Wilson Uwajuren, the suspects were arrested following actionable intelligence on their alleged involvement in internet-related fraud.

The EFCC statement read, “Part of the intelligence indicated that suspected internet fraudsters were operating on campuses around Ilorin metropolis to swindle unsuspecting victims. Based on the intelligence, and weeks of surveillance, operatives of the commission on September 19, 2021, executed a search warrant in hostels within the KWASU campus, where a number of arrests were made.

“In the course of interrogation, those found not culpable were released to the student union government (SUG) of the school, while the targets of the sting operation were brought to the Ilorin zonal command for questioning.

“Some of the items recovered from them include six exotic cars, several laptops, mobile phones and other incriminating documents.

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“The suspects will be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded.”

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