The police command in Osun has arrested a 17-year-old girl who allegedly lured her victim from Lagos to Osun through social media.
The command’s spokesperson, SP Yemisi Opalola, made this known on Tuesday in Osogbo.
Opalola said the victim was lured to Ikire in Irewole Local Government Area by the teenager, on June 28.
According to her, the girl arranged with other suspects and allegedly robbed the man of his phone, which they used to transfer N1.5 million from his bank account.
“On June 28, at about 1.30 p.m, a complainant reported at Ikire Police Division that he met one girl (name withheld) on social media and they started chatting.
“He added that he was later invited to come to Osun from Lagos State by the girl.
“He stated further that when he came to Ikire, the girl lured him to her boyfriend’s house, where he met some unscrupulous elements who attacked him and collected his phone, which they used to transfer the sum of N1.5 million from his account,” she said.
The police spokesperson added that immediately after the case was reported, police detectives swung into action and arrested the suspect and one Ariyo Ayobami at their hideout.
She said preliminary investigation also led to the arrest of another accomplice while efforts were on to arrest other suspects.