By Evelyn Usman and Soni Daniel
Instagram celebrity and Executive Director, Cubana Group, Pascal Okechukwu, popularly known as Cubana Chief Priest has been detained by operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Monitoring Unit.
He was invited to the Force headquarters annex, Lagos to come and answer questions bothering on his alleged misuse of police escorts and weapons.
However, as at the time of writing this report, he was still being detained.
Although no policeman was willing to speak officially on his arrest, as they referred Vanguard to the Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba. But sources said that his arrest was on the order of the Inspector-General of Police.
Sources further stated that another reason for inviting him was his extravagant lifestyle.
Meanwhile, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that Nigerian most-wanted hacker, Ramoni Igbalode, alias Ray Hushpuppi, recently arrested by the International Police (Interpol) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation( FBI), has considerable cases of cybercrimes being investigated the agency.
The spokesman for EFCC, Dele Oyewale, said in a statement made available to Vanguard that the anti-graft agency, “is familiar with grisly details of his money laundering transactions, involving many high-profile cybercriminals’ facing trial in Nigeria”.