Seun Egbegbe arrested in Lagos for the second time in three months. Credit: Pearl9ja
Lagos big boy, Seun Egbegbe was arrested in Gbagada yesterday, February 2 for fraud.
Seun was mobbed and arrested in November 2016 when he tried stealing nine iPhones at Computer Village in Ikeja.
And he’s expected to appear before an Ikeja Magistrate’s Court over the theft case Monday, February 8.
After being caught trying to steal iPhones
But yesterday, the ex-lover of Nollywood actress Toyin Aimakhu was arrested at the general hospital in Gbagada, Lagos,
This was after trying to dupe bureau de change operators of millions of naira while pretending to be a medical doctor.
The press statement released by the state’s Police PRO reads: ‘One
Seun Karim, a.k.a. Egbegbe, and one Ayo Oyekan, disguised 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 locations, that they needed
US9,000 dollars (2,742,750 by official rate) and £3,000 pounds
(N1,142,995 by official rate).
The amount Seun and his entourage tried scamming the businessmen of, N
3.8m going by official exchange (over N6m at the black market), is
lower than the N10m widely reported when the news broke.
They are now under detention at Area H in Ogudu, Lagos.
Despite all the facts, Seun Egbegbe’s manager denied the reports saying ‘Nothing of such’ happened.
Meanwhile, Seun and his entourage are presently being investigated for fraud and impersonation.