Reports Reaching Trail Reporters revealed that an alleged Serial Fraudster, Mr. Emmanuel Aghotor, who specializes in defrauding innocent and unsuspecting victims of their hard earned cash by posing to be a registered car dealer has been arrested by the Ebrumede Divisional Police Headquarters, in Uvwie Local Government Council.
Trail Reporters gathered that his arrest was as a result of a report made against him at the Ebrumede Police Station by one of his victims who he defrauded of One Million Two Hundred Thousand Naira meant for the purchase of a Toyota Corolla car.
Discreet investigation by our crack team of Reporters revealed that the suspect, Emmanuel Aghotor was granted bail after he admitted to the Police in his confessional statement and promised to pay back the One Million Two Hundred Thousand Naira to his defrauded victim and settle out of Police Station, which led him to issue a post dated cheque of One Million Two Hundred Thousand Naira dated 14th November 2019, which was sighted by our Reporter.
Mr. Aghotor Emmanuel (Suspect) who hails from Okpe L.G.A in Delta State was taken on Administrative bail from the Police Station by a Surety, Mr. Ajaluke Owen Sunday, a prominent indigene of Ebrumede Community who is currently the Manager of Busy Bee Hotel by “Y” Junction Uti road, off PTI Road, Effurun. Further findings by our Reporters, showed clearly that Mr. Aghotor Emmanuel issued a dud cheque to his victim because his Account was not funded and so the cheque could not be cashed. A very reliable source within the Ebrumede Divisional Police Headquarters confirmed to our reporter that both the suspect, Mr. Aghotor Emmanuel and his Surety, Mr. Ajaluke Owen Sunday are currently on the run as police has intensified efforts to apprehend the fleeing suspects. Trail Reporters was also informed that the suspects while on the run, has filed a frivolous Fundamental Human Rights Suit in Effurun High Court against the Commissioner of Police Delta State in order to obtain a restraining order to prevent Police from carrying out their constitutional and lawful duty of investigating crimes.
As at the time of going to the Press, calls placed to the Public Relations Officer of the Delta State Police Command Headquarters, Asaba for comments were unanswered.