The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Emmanuel Oluwaniyi and Hemeson Edwin, both Deputy Controllers of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS).
Oluwaniyi who is the Controller, Kirikiri Maximum Prison, and Edwin who is in charge of the medical facility were both arrested on Monday, November 11, 2019.
They were accused of giving exaggerated medical reports that warranted a convicted internet fraudster, Hope Aroke popularly known as H-Money, who is serving a 24-year jail term, being given a referral to be treated outside the facility.
H-Money had masterminded a mega scam of $1m fraud. He committed the alleged crime from prison, using a network of accomplices.