Four syndicates consisting of two males and two females with specialty in luring victims with love Advances, and taking nude pictures of them, which they later use for blackmail have been arrested by police in Anambra.
The Command named the arrested suspects to include: “Okechukwu Oguejiofor (m) aged 36, Nonso Nwizu (m) aged 34, Esther Nwafor lfeanyichukwu (f) aged 21 and Obianuju Nduba (f) aged 20.”
The State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga in a statement said that the group was arrested in Umunya, Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State.
He said: “Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspects use the social media to lure their unsuspecting male victims into fake love/friendship affairs.
“They thereafter, take the victim to a room, where one of them, Obianuju Nduba engages the victim in a foreplay, while the other members of the gang will force themselves into the room, take nude pictures, videos of the victims, which they use to force the victims into transferring huge sums of money to them.
“They also threaten the victims of publishing the pictures and video on social media if the the victims failed to comply. They also dispossess the individual of his personal belongings.”
According to Ikenga, the suspects will be charged to court once investigations are concluded.