Man Arrested For Proposing To 18-Year-old Girls On Facebook And Scamming Them Of N400,000


Police officers in Anambra arrested David Maduabuchi, a 22-year-old man, for luring two girls with a marriage proposal and pressuring them to steal for him from their family.

We gathered that the suspects met the girls who were aged 18 years each, and later manipulated them with promises of marriage before he defrauded them of N318,000 and N100,000 each.

A release by the Anambra State Police Command’s spokesperson, SP Haruna Mohammed stated that investigation has been opened on the matter.

He said, ” At about 7 am, police officers attached to Awada Division arrested one David Maduabuchi ‘m’ aged 22 years of No 16 Chukwu Onovo street, Okpoko.

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“Suspect specializes on swindling vulnerable youngsters particularly teenage girls on Facebook and hoodwinks them into stealing from their parents and guardian for him (the suspect).

“Preliminary investigation revealed that between the months of March, 2019 and November, 2019, the suspect lured one Ogechi Miracle ‘f’ aged 18 years and Chinasa Peter ‘f’ aged 18yrs on Facebook under false pretences of marrying them.

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“Victims were further tutored by the perpetrator and both robbed at different times from their parents the amounts of three hundred and eighteen thousand Naira (# 318,000) and one hundred thousand Naira (# 100,000) as well as the laptop computers they handed over to him.

“The case is under investigation, after which the suspect for prosecution would be charged to the court.”



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