Ede Poly students on rampage as EFCC arrests suspected 64 internet fraudsters

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Ede Poly students on rampage as EFCC arrests suspected 64 internet fraudsters

By Toba Adedeji

Suspected yahoo boys arrested at Ede Polytechnic
Suspected yahoo boys arrested at Ede Polytechnic

 

 

There was crisis at the Federal Polytechnic Ede, Osun State on Friday when students went on rampage to protest arrest of their colleagues by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

The Nation learnt EFCC arrested some suspected internet fraudsters on Wednesday, a development student leaders kicked against alleging the operatives kidnapped their colleagues during the raid.

The students on Friday morning went on rampage, destroying cars and property within the school premises to protest the alleged failure of management to secure the release of the arrested colleagues.

The school in a statement by the Public Relations Officer, Sola Lawal, condemned the vandalisation of property in school including staff vehicles.

Meanwhile the EFCC on its verified X handle on Friday night confirmed 64 suspected internet fraudsters were arrested in Ede, Osun State.

“Items recovered from them include 18 exotic vehicles, 18 laptops, 112 mobile phones, three Play Station games, five motorcycles and other incriminating documents among others. They will be charged to court upon conclusion of investigations,” it said.

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