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6 ARRESTED AS FRAUDSTERS CREATES 231 FAKE SHRINES IN DELTA

09:15 Jan 17 2017 Delta, Nigeria

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Fraudsters’ attempts to defraud the Delta State Government on its good intention to dualize the Eku/Amukpe express road within the villages of Eku/Amukpe communities with fake shrines were at the weekend uncovered.

With a total of 231 fake shrines created, the fraudsters allegedly erected the emergency shrines at strategic places close to the road project with the intention to get compensation from the state government.

Confirming the incident, the State Commissioner for Works, Chief James Auguoye said. “We discovered that the 231 shrines were all fake shrines erected by fraudsters within the villages in Ekuy/Amukpe communities, and on a proper investigation, we uncovered those who were behind the act and six of them arrested and handed over to the Police for further investigation.”
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