CRIME LATEST GIST NEWS SOCIETY GIST CHRIST EMBASSY PROTOCOL OFFICER ARRESTED FOR LURING FEMALE MEMBERS TO HOTELS TO TAKE THEIR NUDES By Admin Posted on 2 weeks ago 5 min read 0 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr A protocol officer of a new generation church at Oregun, Lagos has been arrested by the police for blackmailing ladies after luring them to a hotel to take their nudes at gunpoint. The suspect identified as Victor Duru, a Madonna university drop out was said to be in the habit of luring church girls to hotels and taking their nude photographs subsequently using the photographs to blackmail them in exchange for money. Duru came to his ‘doomsday’ when one of his victims and girlfriend decided to defile his threats and report the case to the RRS. During police investigations, it was discovered that the suspect was keeping the nude photographs of other girls while lodging them in hotels and his apartment in Ijeshatedo. It was also revealed that the suspect obtained the nude photographs of the victim with the assistance of a third party at gun oint while there is a growing suspicion that Duru also laced the drink of another girl with sleeping drug as the photographs obtained from one of his mobile phones revealed. The suspect in his confession narrated how he carried out his acts; “She was my girlfriend. We are same church member. We have been dating for almost two years. We were having break up issues. So, I invited her to an hotel in Ijeshatedo. I excused myself and invited my friend, Frank Obinna, to meet me in the hotel. Obinna and I had this planned together. The gun was a toy gun. He entered the hotel room and held the lady at gun point. I told her to co –operate, naked her for Obinna to take her pictures. We took seven different shots of her in the nude with my phone. I discharged her that day. This was in September. By early October, 2019, I called her to give me N80,000 or I would throw the nude photographs online. She was only able to offer me N10,000, which she transferred into my brother’s account. Last week, Obinna called her again and requested for N40,000. She promised to send something. She was a wonderful girl that had been assisting me before the problem started. On many occasions, she has assisted me financially.” Duru, it was gathered attempted to escape from police custody in handcuffs while police were trying to effect the arrest of his accomplice, Frank Obinna in Ijeshatedo. The suspect along with some of the exhibits recovered from him (toy gun, mobile phones containing the nudes of the ladies have been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Panti for further investigations. Commissioner of Police, CP Zubairu Muazu after while confirming the report urged parents to warn their wards to watch the kind of company they keep.