Anglican knight allegedly defrauds Bishop, others of N20m

The Nigeria Police Anambra State Command has arrested and paraded a person who allegedly defrauded his Bishop, Archbishop Alexander Ibezim and others of monies operating into N20 million.

The person recognized as Excessive Chief Izuchukwu Nwabueze in Ukpo group in Dunukofia Native Authorities Space of Anambra State is a knight of the Anglican communion.

Nwabueze was alleged to have obtained N1 million from the Archbishop, N7.5million from a gaggle, the G20, and ranging quantities from many different people, whereas posing as an aide to the AIG answerable for Zone 13 Police Command, Mohammed Danmallam.

Parading the suspect on the Zone 13 Police Command in Ukpo, the general public relations officer of the command, DSP Nkeiruka Nwode stated, “Ichie Sir Izuchukwu Nwabueze ‘M’ aged 35 of Ukpo Dunukofia L.G.A who has been posing as an aide to the Assistant Inspector Basic of Police was arrested.

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“The suspect had pretended to be elevating funds for the furnishing of an unknown Residential Quarters and putting in a Sound Proof Producing Set for the AIG Zone 13 Ukpo, and had cornered funds from a gaggle, G20 Basis Awka, and picked up a complete sum of N7.three million

The Police additionally alleged that”The suspect additionally obtained with false pretence from the next individuals: Sir Chidi Igor Okoye N240,000, Benson Okoye, N185,000, Umugama village N100,000 amongst others.

“The Suspect additionally took the sum of N1m from one Ifeanyi Umeh Lovelyn on behalf of the Anglican Bishop of Awka; Archbishop Alexander Ibezim of Awka Anglican Communion.

The AIG Zone 13 Ukpo, DanMalam Mohammed additional known as on members of the general public who’ve been deceived into giving their monies to report back to the Deputy Commissioner of Police answerable for Legal Investigations Division; DCP Echeng Echeng.

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He cautioned residents to be cautious of this new pattern of crime and report suspicious actions or individuals.

In the meantime, the suspect who spoke with DAILY POST insisted that many of the monies got to him to help his quest to run for the place of president-general of his group, Ukpo.

“I do know the folks which can be doing this to me. My opponents aren’t blissful that I’m vying for the place of president common.

“A lot of the cash you’re speaking about is what folks donated to me as Goodwill as a result of I’m operating for the place of the president common of my group,” he claimed.

DAILY POST gathered that Nwabueze might be charged to courtroom quickly in a Justice of the Peace courtroom in Ukpo.

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