A 35-year-old gospel musician, Olalekan Opaleye, has been arrested by policemen attached to the X-Squad of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly obtaining the sum of N40m from a pensioner, Mr. Michael Shote, under false pretences.
Shote, who retired from a telecommunication company in London, and the suspect were said to have known each other two years ago, when the former reportedly told him to quit driving and promised to sponsor his musical career.
It was gathered that the 75-year-old pensioner financed a record produced by Opaleye, who lived in an Ikorodu building owned by the pensioner. Read more
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