A 45-year-old man who has been as a policeman and a recruitment agent for Supernumerary Police, SPY has been arrested by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad SARS of the Lagos State Police Command.
The suspect, Mike Okojokwu, who was clad in full police uniform, had allegedly extorted money from gullible Nigerians who were desperate to be get employed as SPY. One of his victims, Ochim James, alleged that he paid the suspect N300,000 , to get a job as a SPY.
Another victim with an undisclosed identity was said to have given the suspect part payment of N84,000 , with a promise to pay a balance of N216,000. The bubble however burst after James waited patiently without receiving any appointment letter. He became suspicious when he could not reach the suspect on the phone to know the reason for the delay, as the phone was switched off.
A mild drama then played out at Egbeda area of Lagos on August 1, 2019, when James ran into the suspect. He immediately held him and alerted security agents.