Two brothers, Sunday Onikoyi and Felix Onikoyi, have been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly defrauding a rice dealer, Moses Nwese, with fake currency worth N29,000.
The suspects who reside at 30 Akala Street Idi-Oro, Mushin, Lagos, allegedly committed the offence in Ijoko-Ota, in the Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of the state.
They were arrested following a distress call by the rice dealer.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the DPO of Sango Ota Division, CSP Godwin Idehai, who was on routine patrol of the area arrested the suspects.
He added, “on searching them, N78,000 fake one thousand naira notes were recovered from them.
“The commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama, has ordered a full scale investigation into the activities of the two suspects.”