March 25 ,2016 – Photo: Lagos Most Wanted Document Forgery Gang Members Arrested
Notorious Gang Printing Fake Government Documents, ID Cards, Plate Nos & Vehicle Papers Arrested In Lagos
32-year-old Gbenga Olawale, the leader of a syndicate which specializes in printing fake documents in Lagos and Ogun State has been arrested.
The suspect and his gang members were picked up at 16 Kadara Street in Ebute Metta on the 1st of March 2016 following a tip off from the public.
The suspects identified as Mojeed Ahmed, Sarah Otun , Akeem Adeyemi, Okanlawan Abdulahi, Shakiru Atoyebi, and Usman Olajide were found in possession of 71 copies of Auto-Registration papers, six number plates and five rubber stamps, 1,200 copies of allocation registration papers , 2,500 copies of Kano State Internal Revenue documents,1,000 copies of Mutual Benefit Assurance papers, 2,000 copies of Motor Vehicle documents and 5,000 copies of General Trust Insurance Company papers.
These are the words of the gang leader, Mr Olawale at the Department of Criminal Intelligence and Investigation (DCII), Yaba, Lagos
“I make an average of N7, 000 every week. I also work as a spray painter. When I don’t have work, I’ll start printfake documents. I also print fake vehicle plate numbers and particulars.
I’m appealing to the police to release me. I went into this crime because I need to survive. I need to eat.”