The Lagos State Police Command has arrested two persons for alleged impersonation and extortion in Itire and Mushin areas.
The suspects are a 45-year-old self-acclaimed Prophetess identified as Jumoke Mutairu and a 29-year-old man, Johnson Uzoma.
They were arrested after been caught on June 20, at around 1:30 pm, extorting residents of Itire and Mushin.
Clad in black tees and berets having police insignia, they were said to have moved from house to house demanding ‘security alert’ levy.
The suspects were allegedly trained by the founder, Chosen Ministry Church, Ijeshatedo, Pastor Chief Johnson Oni, and he is said to be at large.
The state’s command spokesman, Chief Superintendent Chike Oti said the suspects confessed they have engaged in the act for about 15 years.
“They also claimed that they received six month training from the Pastor. Black T-shirt, black beret, N4, 300, various documents suspected to be fake were recovered from them. Effort is on to arrest the fleeing founder/pastor.”
#Oniduromi: Alaseyori breaks silence in live Instagram broadcast
#TwitterBan: Buhari govt’s suspension not best solution – France
Eriksen may never play football again, warns cardiologist
Djokovic beats Tsitsipas in dramatic French Open final
JUST IN: Zambian President Lungu collapses at Defence Day ceremony
Bandits abduct 12, free two in Kaduna
JUST IN: Gunmen abduct reverend sister in Imo
Buhari congratulates Gen. Abubakar at 79
VIDEO: My mom wept after she saw the video, busty wedding bridesmaid in viral video says
How I was deceived into getting pregnant at 23 – Olunloyo reveals
Hilarious reactions as Ilashe beach ‘catches fire’
I got my friend a job and she got me sacked – Lady
JUST IN: Venivici Spa founder Arinola Adeniyi is dead
VIDEO: Reactions as cow majestically ‘performs ward rounds’ in hospital
PHOTOS: Cheating mum sends romantic messages meant for lover to son
Man disappears with benefactor’s properties, leaves note begging for forgiveness
VIDEO: We were promised 1000 Naira to support Buhari – Pro-Buhari protesters
VIDEO: Is it true humans use only 10% of their brain?
VIDEO: Gov Wike shows off dance skills at ceremony in Rivers
VIDEO REVIEW: Man beats wife for feeding children with garri in Lagos, reactions of Nigerians to Twitter suspension, others
VIDEO: Can you transmit COVID-19 after being vaccinated?
VIDEO: Gombe corpers mark NYSC 48th birthday with colourful carnival
VIDEO: Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Adewale Akanbi, leads worshippers in praise songs
VIDEO REVIEW: Release of Greenfield University students, others
Sports20 hours ago
UFC 263: Adesanya to defeat Vettori – Experts
News13 hours ago
Democracy Day: 12 things to know about June 12
Sports13 hours ago
Adesanya dodging Vettori’s punches like Buhari, Nigerians reacts to UFC win
Breaking15 hours ago
UFC 263: Adesanya beats Vettori to retain middleweight title
Entertainment14 hours ago
Growing up with Muslim father, Christian mum opened my mind – Wizkid
Entertainment11 hours ago
Nigerians knock Tope Alabi for condemning ‘Oniduro mi’ song
Entertainment10 hours ago
PHOTOS: Celebrities grace Toyin Lawani’s traditional wedding
Entertainment16 hours ago
I was worried about Yemi Alade, my relatives during Lagos #EndSARS — Angelique Kidjo