The Nigeria Army have arrested four men in Akure, Ondo State, for allegedly posting nude photos of some ladies online, Punch reports.
Though the security agents have withheld information about the identities of the suspects, it was gathered that three of them were members of the National Youth Service Corps serving in the state.
According to a source, the suspects were fond of inviting their girlfriends to a hotel where they encouraged them to go nude, after which they took their pictures.
The source added that later, the suspects would demand money from the ladies, with the threat that if they failed to cooperate, their nude pictures would be posted online.
The source said,
“Many ladies, including their fellow corps members, have fallen victim to the suspects who have been making money from the crime until they were eventually caught.
“They will invite their girlfriends to a particular hotel in Ikare Akoko, where they didn’t just make love to the ladies, but also photographed them while Unclad.
“Later, they would start demanding money from their victims, with the threat to expose their nudity online should they fail to cooperate.
“Ladies who thought it was a joke ended up having their nude photos posted online by the suspects.”
The Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, Major Ojo Adelegan, confirmed the arrest of the suspects and said they have been handed over to the appropriate security organization for further action.
Adelegan, however, refused to disclose the identity of the suspects.
“I can confirm their arrest, but they are no more with us; they have been handed over to other security agency,” the Army spokesman stated.