Musa Araokanmi, a self-acclaimed member of the Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) has been arrested by the personnel of the Ogun State Police Command.
According to information made available to AllNews Nigeria by the Ogun Police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, Araokanmi was arested for defrauding one Halimot Olorunlomeru of the sum of one million four hundred thousand naira.
Oyeyemi revealed that the money was obtained under the pretence that he will assist her to get an auctioned car and motorcycles from the police auction sales.
The suspect was arrested following a complaint lodged at Ago Iwoye Divisional headquarters by the victim, who reported that the suspect introduced himself to her as a member of PCRC)
Oyeyemi also alleged that the suspected pretended that he is in charge of Police auction sales.
"She stated further that the suspect advised her to deposit the sum of N1.4 million with him to get a very good car and motorcycles from Police auction sales.
"Since he collected the said amount on June 2020, he has been on the run and efforts to locate him proved abortive, until he was recently sighted in Ago iwoye.
"On the strength of the complaint, the DPO Ago iwoye division, SP Noah Adekanye detailed his detectives to the scene where the suspect was arrested.
"Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect has never been a member of PCRC anywhere in Ogun state as he claimed.
"He has also confessed to the commission of the crime,” Oyeyemi added.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole, has directed an indepth investigation into the suspect's past activities, with the view to arraign him in court as soon as possible.