After being arrested a couple of months ago for attempting to steal a couple of iPhone 7s from Computer Village in Lagos, actor Seun Egbegbe has again been arrested by the Lagos State Police, this time for attempting to swindle $9000 and £3,000 from a Bureau de Change Mallam.
The Lagos State Police has released an official statement about the case:
Today at about 1300hrs one Seun Karim aka Egbegbe and one Ayo Oyekan disguise as the MD of Gbagada general hospital and the other as a patient. They lured one Alhaji Isa Adamu and Abdullahi Haruna both bureau de change members, from different location that they needed $9,000 and £3000. The unsuspecting victims brought same to the suspects at the hospital where they collected the said amount and attempted to escape with the money. The victims raised alarm and subsequently the suspect was arrested by the policemen attached to the hospital. Further to the arrest of the fraudsters, many members of bureau de change are trooping to the office with similar complaint against the suspects .Case is under investigation.
This comes just six days before his expected appearance before an Ikeja Magistrate’s Court over his iPhone theft case.