Blackmail gang of four on social media arrested 

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A blackmail gang of four who under duress take nude pictures and videos of their victims have been arrested in Anambra State. 

The State Police made their arrest, Okechukwu Ogoejiofor (male), 36; Nonso Nwizu (male), 34; Esther lfeanyichukwu (female), 21; and Obianuju Nduba (female), 20. 

The suspects are in the business of posing as romance seekers on social media individually after which unsuspecting persons who fall for their gimmicks are lured to a motel of their choice(suspects’).  

This is according to the State Police spokesmen, Tochukwu Ikenga, while narrating the modus operandi of the suspects’ operation. 

Ikenga added that at the motel(s) while one of them is in the room with their victim(s) they would barge in and at knifepoint robbed the victim and filmed him or her in nude.   

Ikenga further said in his account, that in turn, the suspects upon leaving the scene would begin to use the videos to extort money from their victims, while threatening to upload it on social media if their financial demands are not met, adding that their apprehension by the police ensued on account of complaint.  

 

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