Officials of the United States of America Consulate General office in Victoria Island, Lagos have nabbed a man,Chukwukere Chinonye, 26 who claimed to be a Neurologist with the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH, with fake documents to obtain a visa. A Police source said that following the incident, the embassy officials notified the Commissioner of Police, CP in charge of the Police Special Fraud Unit, PSFU, Ikoyi, Ibrahim Lamorde of the development who immediately deployed a team led by ASP Lawal Audu to the embassy to arrest the suspect.
Other suspects arrested for allegedly conniving with Chinonye to procure the fake documents at Oluwole market, Lagos Island were Gabriel Ogbonna, 34 and Osinubi Aderinmola, 34. The police source said that trouble started for Chinonye when he went to the United States Consulate General office, Victoria Island to summit documents comprising Fidelity Bank statement of accounts with No 6015400941 and LASUTH reference letter dated 13 November, 2017 to obtain United States Non Immigrant Visa knowing fully well that the documents were fake.
Nemesis, however, caught up with him when the officials, after perusing through the documents discovered that it was fake and his claims that he was a Neurologist was also fake and they invited the Police to arrest him.