MEN of the Delta State Police Command have arrested a 71‑year‑old man involved in duping women under the guise of empowering them through the wife of the President, Dame Patience Jonathan’s empowerment programme.
The suspect was arrested with another member of the syndicate while his wife, who is said to be a key player in the scam, is said to be on the run.
Parading the suspects at the premises of the Police ‘A’ Divison, Asaba before newsmen, yesterday, the state Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Celestina Kalu, said that: “The run‑away wife of the 71‑year-old man (names withheld) posed as the Coordinator of an NGO (non‑governmental organisation) known as Women Relief and Restoration Initiative in charge of Anambra and Delta states through which the scam was perpetrated.
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