Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Lagos Zonal Command, have commenced investigation of a Nigerian actress and cosmetologist, Oluwadarasimi Omoseyin, for allegedly tampering with the nelwy redesigned naira notes, an offcence contrary to Section 21 (5) of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN Act, 2007.
EFCC Head, Media & Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, in a press statement, Friday in Abuja, said Omoseyin was arrested by operatives of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Fraud Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Wednesday, along Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, following intelligence report.
“The 31-year-old was arrested after the video of her spraying and stepping on the newly redesigned Naira notes at a party surfaced online.
“In the viral video, she was also seen flaunting wads of the new Naira notes.
“The suspect was subsequently handed over to the EFCC on Thursday, February 2, 2023 for further investigations.
“Items recovered from her at the point of arrest include a Range Rover and iPhone mobile devices,” the statement read in part.
Uwujaren said the suspect would be charged to court once investigation was concluded.