Officers of the 12 Field Engineering Regiment of Nigerian Army, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State, have handed over 20 suspected internet fraudsters to the Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The suspects were arrested during a raid conducted by the Nigerian Army at Ijagun, Odogbolu area of Ogun state and handed over to the EFCC on October 20.
The suspects are Azeez Hameed Busayo, Olubor Chuks Winner, Amusa Abdulhakeem, Osoko Adesola David, Diyaolu Daniel Damilola, Olunlade Quadri Olamilekan, Amaje Kelly Armstrong, Akorede Olaleye Tope, Owonifari Niyi Sanwiyu.
Others are Ganiyu Olamide Sodiq, Onasanya Taiwo Adeniyi, Ajayi Muhaymin Adesola, Asenuga Ridwan Ayotomiwa, Bamgboye Tobiloba Quadri, Ayede Opeyemi Oluwaseun,Oseni Abolore Ismail, Olaniyan Mayowa Emmanuel, Akanni Qudus Olaleye and Onasile Abiodun Sunday.
Items recovered from the suspects include 11 vehicles, 29 phones and suspected hard drugs. The vehicles recovered by them are still in the custody of the Army.
Nineteen of the twenty arrested have been indicted so far by the investigation which is still ongoing.
They will be charged to court as soon as the investigation is concluded, the commission said.