How Police Uncovered ”Yahoo-Yahoo” Academy In Bauchi State
The Police Command in Bauchi has apprehended five suspected internet fraudsters undergoing training in a ”Yahoo-Yahoo” Academy in the state.
Emmanuel Saleh, the alleged owner of the ”Yahoo-Yahoo” and four other suspects were arrested after operatives of the command raided the learning institution.
The Spokesman of the Command, SP Ahmed Wakil confirmed the arrest in a statement, on Saturday in Bauchi.
According to SP Ahmed Wakil, the operatives who acted on credible intelligence raided a hideout where the suspected cyber criminals were undergoing training in the State’s metropolis.
“The Operatives of the State Intelligence Bureau (SIB), Bauchi Command acted on a verified intelligence on 20th May 2022, burst into an apartment located at Kirfi Road, GRA, Bauchi.
Where a training center was established for the training of youths who want to venture into internet crime,” he said.
He listed the suspects to include Emmanuel Saleh alias Wizblaq, 22; Matthias Akronyi alias Mad Kid, 20, Patience Nuhu, 21, Bulus Haruna, 18, and Kingsley Simon, 19.
Wakil disclosed the police had recovered four laptops, one television set, four sound systems, one power generator, seven plastic chairs, one office chair, a musical keyboard, and a fridge.
He added the Commissioner of Police, Umar Sanda has directed the suspects to be charged to court as soon as investigations were concluded.