Police Arraigns Bonse In Connection With Patricia’s Financial Security Breach

….As IGP directs the National Cybercrime Centre to Sustain the Fight Against Cybercrime, Fraud

The Nigeria Police National Cybercrime Centre, on Thursday, 1st February 2024 arraigned one Wilfred Bonse before the Federal High Court Abuja.

In a statement on Monday, 4th February 2024 signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said that the suspect, one 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 the Force Spokesperson, the arraignment was a step further in pursuing justice in the investigation of Patricia’s security breach. The case also boosts 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.

Wilfred Bonse

The court ruled that the suspect be remanded at the correctional facility until the next hearing date.

The Inspector General of Police IGP Olukayode Egbetokun 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.

“To continually sustain the tempo of the fight against Cybercrimes, or for any inquiries or sharing information with the centre, members of the public are urged to contact us via policecyberunit@npf.cybersecurity.gov.ng