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EFCC Detains Father While Trying To Claim N46 Million Son’s Ranger Rover Spot



By Matthew Ogune, Abuja

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),has detained one Isa Bola Bakare while trying to claim ownership of a Range Rover car estimated at about N46 Million, which was recovered from his son, Malik Giles Bakare.

Bakare according to EFCC Spokesperson Wilson Uwujaren was detained in Lagos Zonal Office of the commission when he appeared before the agency to claim ownership of the car.

“During the investigation, his father, Isa Bola Bakare, appeared at the Commission claiming ownership of a Range Rover car estimated at about N46 Million, which was recovered from his son.

“He, however, could not provide a satisfactory account of how he was able to procure the vehicle.

“Consequently, he has also been taken into the EFCC custody for further investigation.” Uwujaren added.

Also recovered from the suspects, according to him are Iphone 12 Pro Max, Iphone 8 mobile devices as well as some incriminating items.

The Spokesperson said that the commission have commenced investigation into an alleged case of conspiracy, computer-related fraud, obtaining by false pretense and retention of proceeds of unlawful activities levelled against the son.

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Uwujaren said Malik Giles Bakare was arrested by officers of the Nigeria Police, Force (CID), Alagbon, Lagos on May 31, 2021 and subsequently handed over to the EFCC for further investigation and prosecution.

“Investigations revealed that he acts as a middleman, who connects internet fraudsters around the globe with pickers, and receives some percentage on every successful transaction from the proceeds of unlawful activities.

“The suspects will soon be charged to court,” he added.


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