Lagos State Special and Environmental Crimes Unit officers arrested a suspected fraudster, Adeshola Abiodun, for defrauding an unsuspecting property developer of N5m intended for a development tax payment at the State Physical Planning Permit Authority of Lagos.
The agency’s Director of Press and Public Affairs, Gbadeyan Abdulraheem, revealed this in a statement on Sunday.
Abdulraheem stated that Abiodun had transferred the funds intended for other purposes and generated false receipts for the victim before being investigated and consequently arrested by the Lagos State Task Force.
He said: “The agency expanded its raid in the following weeks to apprehend an alleged fraudster who defrauded an unsuspecting real estate developer of N5m into paying development tax at the Lagos State Physical Planning Permit Authority.
“The suspect, Adeshola Abiodun, transferred the funds intended for other purposes and also generated false receipts for the victim before being investigated and consequently arrested by the Lagos State Task Force and charged in court.”
Abdulraheem added that Lagos State Task Force Chairman Shola Jejeloye reiterated the agency’s commitment and determination to completely eradicate crime from Lagos and restore sanity and order to the roads and environment through of his professionalism and application of tactical dynamism in his approach. in addressing environmental crimes and vices in the state.
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