June 1, 2016

Police nabs two brothers who produce fake naira notes in Lagos

Following a tip-off by a resident of the area, two guys allegedly involved in the production of counterfeit notes at their office at Oluwakemi Street, Ojodu Abiodun area of Lagos State.
 Police nabs two brothers who produce fake naira notes in Lagos

Hope Ihesiaba (33) and Ifeanyi Ihesiaba were arrested by the Isheri Police Division on Saturday May 28th.

Hope however denied producing the notes saying:

“I do not produce fake naira notes. I have a friend who does that. His name is Odiyi, and he sells in a market in Aba.

gave him N28,000 real money and he gave me the N80,000 fake naira
notes. I knew the money was fake; but I did it to help myself. I gave my
brother parts of the money. He in turn gave some to two of his friends. I am not married. I just needed money and I was tempted to collect the notes.”

Ifeanyi added:

“My brother and I live together in an estate in
Oluwakemi. On Saturday, I went to the Magodo area where I wanted to buy a
recharge card from a woman. She just checked the note and raised the
alarm. She started shouting on me until some security guards called the
police and I was arrested.

“The policemen came and searched my
brother’s house. They found all the notes there. I was given the fake
notes, I don’t produce them.”

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