A 38-year-old suspected internet fraudster, Azeez Adebowale, was caught with a mini coffin suspected to contain fetish materials when operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), raided his house in Ibadan on Monday.
In a statement issued by the Acting Head, Media, and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, on Tuesday, EFCC revealed that Adebowale claimed to be using the coffin as soap rack to hypnotise his victims.
Adebowale was among the six persons arrested following weeks of piecing together tips intelligence received on their alleged involvement in internet fraud.
The suspects which included a lady identified as Toyinsola Bolumole, were picked up by men of the Commission’s Ibadan zonal office at locations around Oluyole and Alao-Akala Estates of the ancient city.
Others are Ifelowo Ololade, Sonuyi Ayodeji, Folarin Oladele Olayinka and Aluko Olawale.
Items recovered from them include four cars, various brands of sophisticated phones and an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card.
Suspect Caught With Mini Coffin As EFCC Arrests Six ‘Yahoo Boys’ In Ibadan
A mini coffin suspected to contain fetish materials was found with a 38-year-old suspected internet fraudster, Azeez Adebowale, when operatives of EFCC raided his house in Ibadan on Monday, March 2, 2020. pic.twitter.com/MAMQGSS31m
— EFCC Nigeria (@officialEFCC) March 3, 2020