The Nigeria Police National CyberCrime Centre has arraigned one Wilfred Bonse before the Federal High Court in Abuja.
This is in furtherance of the police’s zeal to safeguard the country and global cyberspace as well as advancing on the heels of a clinical investigation.
Wilfred Bonse, a resident of Flat 6 block 9, Aso Garden Estate karsana, Abuja, allegedly participated in a case of conspiracy to commit computer-related fraud, money laundering and sundry offenses to the tone of 50 million naira contrary to sections Section 14(1) of the Cybercrime (prohibition, prevention, ETC) Act,2015, Sections 20(a)(b) & 21(a) of the money laundering (prevention and prohibition) Act, 2022.
According to a statement issued by the Spokesman of the force, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the arraignment was a step further in the pursuit of justice in the investigation of Patricia’s security breach.
“The case is also a boost to the relentless efforts of the Nigeria Police Force National Cybercrime Centre to combat cyber and cyber-enabled crime and financial fraud in the country and beyond,” the statement reads.
“The court ruled that the suspect be remanded at the correctional facility until the next date of hearing.
“The Inspector General of Police IGP Olukayode Adeolu Egbetokun Ph.D, NPM, while reiterating the unwavering commitment of the Force to upholding the law and ensuring justice for all, has directed the Force National Cybercrime Center under the leadership of CP Uche Ifeanyi Henry to keep trailblazing trends in alignment with global best practices in combating Cyber and cyber-enabled crime in its dynamics.
“In order to continually sustain the tempo of the fight against Cybercrimes, or for any inquiries or sharing information with the centre, members of the general public are urged to contact us via email@example.com.”