Officers of the 12 Field Engineering Regiment of Nigerian Army, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State have arrested over 20 suspected internet fraudsters.
The suspects were arrested during a raid conducted by the Nigerian Army at Ijagun, Odogbolu area of Ogun state.
However, they have now been handed over to the Ibadan Zonal Command of the EFCC.
EFCC’s spokesman Wilson Uwujaren confirmed the development.
According to Uwujaren, the suspects are Azeez Hameed Busayo, Olubor Chuks Winner, Amusa Abdulhakeem, Osoko Adesola David, Diyaolu Daniel Damilola, Olunlade Quadri Olamilekan, Amaje Kelly Armstrong, Akorede Olaleye Tope, Owonifari Niyi Sanwiyu.
Others are Ganiyu Olamide Sodiq, Onasanya Taiwo Adeniyi, Ajayi Muhaymin Adesola, Asenuga Ridwan Ayotomiwa, Bamgboye Tobiloba Quadri, Ayede Opeyemi Oluwaseun,Oseni Abolore Ismail, Olaniyan Mayowa Emmanuel, Akanni Qudus Olaleye and Onasile Abiodun Sunday.
Uwujaren noted that 11 vehicles, 29 phones, and suspected hard drugs were recovered from the suspects.
He added that the vehicles were still in the custody of the Nigerian Army.
Uwujaren said that 19 of 20 arrested suspects have been indicted so far by the investigation which is still ongoing.
He said that they would be charged to court as soon as the investigations are concluded.