Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has arrested 30 years old Yinka Balogun for collecting a sum of five hundred and thirty five thousand naira( N535,000) from his friend, Ibrahim Saliu, on the false pretence that he would help him to collect international passport and visa to Saudi Arabia.
According to the Civil Defence PRO in Kwara State Babawale Zaid Afolabi, the suspect issued a fake international passport to his friend who later smell rat and reported the matter to the Anti Crime and Theft Unit, of the NSCDC .
” The suspect ( Ibrahim Saliu) came to our State Command to lodge a complaint that one Yinka Balogun collected a sum of N535,000 from him on the false pretence that he would help the victim to process passport and visa to Saudi Arabia where the victim wanted to go and perform Hajj”. Babawale narrated.
He explained further that the suspect, who lives at Apado area of Ilorin East local government, was later arrested by the operatives of the NSCDC and confessed to have committed the crime blaming it on the precarious situation of his finance.
In the meantime,the Commandant NSCDC Kwara State Command CC.Makinde Iskil Ayinla has been briefed and the matter has been returned to the ACTU Unit of the NSCDC for full scale investigations after which the suspect may be charged to court.
Edited by Felix Ajide