Three Nigerian internet fraudsters, popularly known as Yahoo boys have been arrested after allegedly attempting to use girlfriends for ritual.
The suspects, Tochukwu Tobi, 35, Ikedihua Emeka, 34, and Dennis Sylvia 35, who live within Ifant Jesus area in Asaba, Delta state had on Monday attempted to use their girlfriends for alleged money rituals when the bubble burst after their failed move in the early hours.
The Commissioner of police in the state, Mustafa Muhammad, while confirming the arrest said;
“they have been going out with the girls.
“They lavish money on them until the fateful Monday when they gave them water in pots to drink, one of them refused and immediately called her brother at the State CID and described the house to them, and the police mobilized to the house and arrested them in an apartment around Ifant Jesus area of Asaba”
He added that the suspects having made useful statements to the police, were being detained for further investigation as they will be charged to court on completion of investigation.
One of the girls, who spoke to journalists in Asaba on Condition of anonymity said;
“I have been dating one of the suspects for three years now before the bubble burst.
“He used to give me money, and he told me that he is a business man unknown to me that he is a Yahoo, Yahoo man.”