Okungbowa Aiwerie, Asaba
THE police in Delta State have arrested two suspected internet fraudsters (yahoo boys) for being in possession of a coffin in Ogwashi Uku, Aniocha South Local Government Area.
The unidentified suspects were nabbed by local vigilantes in Agidiehe quarters of the community at about 9.30 pm on Wednesday night when they were conveying the coffin from their house.
Police spokesman Onome Onowakpoyeya who confirmed the arrest said the boys were in possession of the coffin for alleged ritual purposes.
The Nation gathered that female pants and brassieres were among the items in the coffin when the suspects were forced to open it.
It was further gathered that the local vigilance group intercepted the alleged fraudsters before inviting policemen.
The police spokesperson however said the command has stepped up investigation into the matter.