2.02.2021

Nigerian man arrested in India for duping women after pretending to be a doctor on Facebook

Nigerian man arrested in India for duping women after pretending to be a doctor on Facebook

According to the reports, It was stated that a 35-year-old Nigerian man who is identified as Ignatius Chukwujekwu Naruka has been arrested in India after faking a profile on Facebook stating he is a doctor.

Ignatius who lives in Delhi, India was arrested on February 1, 2021.

According to the Raipur Senior Superintendent of Police Ajay Kumar Yadav he stated that Ignatius was admitted that he duped hundreds of women across India.
Nigerian man arrested in India for duping women after pretending to be a doctor on Facebook
Kumar Yadav said the latest victim, who was duped of Rs 5 lakh (N2,605,859.66) lodged a complaint with the New Rajendra Nagar police station in Raipur that in December last year she became a friend with the Ignatius on Facebook no knowing he was going to dupe her.

The Nigerian told the woman that he is a doctor and started interacting via mobile and WhatsApp calls.

The accused told the gullible victim he had sent a parcel of gift items.

While Speaking, The Officer said that the Nigerian man tricked the woman to part with Rs 5 lakh in the name of airport and foreign exchange immittances as well as other charges. She also claimed she transferred the money into various account numbers of the Nigerian man.

The victim realized she had been cheated when she found the accused had switched off his mobile phone after getting the money.

Based on a technical analysis of Facebook IDs, messages, mobile and WhatsApp and bank account numbers, the police traced the location of the accused and arrested him in Dwarka in Delhi.

Police recovered a laptop, four mobile phones, an ATM card, a PAN Card, a Driving License, a Passport and a pen drive from him.

The Nigerian man confessed that he has cheated hundreds of women all over India to the tune of lakhs of rupees, Yadav said.

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