Pastor arraigned for N20m fraud

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ASABA — The Delta State Police Command said it has arraigned one Victor Osakwe, a pastor,  at the Asaba Magistrate Court for allegedly defrauding unsuspecting victims of over N20 million.

Charles Muka, DSP, the command’s acting Public Relations Officer, PPRO, disclosed this, Wednesday, in Asaba, the state capital.

He said the pastor duped more than 20 people of both money and property.

The PPRO also alleged that Osakwe was a fake pastor at the Holly Hill Zion Prophetic and Solution Ministry, Akwu Ofu, Asaba.

According to him, “Osakwe has been arraigned on a 20-count charge for frequently defrauding over 20 persons of a total of N20 million.

“The Pastor’s mode of operation is to raise false alarm on death and imminent calamity on his unsuspecting victims to make them part with their cars and monies.”

He had been remanded in the prison custody and listed items recovered from him to include two SUVs, two saloon cars, among other items.

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