Seun Egbegbe was on Thursday arrested for allegedly defrauding some bureau de change operators of $60,000 and he is currently under detention at Area H, Ogudu.
This came six days to the filmmaker’s appearance before an Ikeja Magistrate’s Court over a case of theft he committed in Computer Village on November 22, 2016, when he reportedly stole nine iPhones.
Below is a press release from the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer SP Dolapo Badmos.
Today at about 1300hrs one Seun Karim aka Egbegbe and one Ayo Oyekan disguise as the MD of Gbagada General Hospital and the other as a patient.
They lured one Alhaji Isa Adamu and Abdullahi Haruna both bureau de change members , from different location that they needed dollars and pounds. The unsuspecting victims brought same to the suspects at the hospital where they collected the said amount and attempted to escape with the money.
The victims raised alarm and subsequently the suspect were arrested by the policemen attached to the hospital.
Further to the arrest of the fraudsters many members of bureau de change are trooping to the office with similar complaint against the suspects .
Case is under investigation.”
The suspect has been moved to Ogudu police command pending when he ll appear in court.