The EFCC has confirmed breaking into the apartment of Big Brother Naija Lockdown housemate, Dorathy Bachor
However, the anti-graft agency said the move become necessary has its operatives pursuing suspected internet fraudsters were denied entry
The agency said nine suspected internet fraudsters were eventually arrested in the block of flats housing Dorathy’s apartment
Contrary to her claim which has gone viral on social media, the EFCC also said Dorathy was not present during the operation
Lagos, Nigeria – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reacted to the allegation that some of its operatives broke into the residence of the Big Brother Naija Lockdown housemate, Dorathy Bachor.
The EFCC said its operatives from the Lagos command, acting on verified intelligence, executed a Search Warrant at a block of flats located in the Lekki area of Lagos on Monday, August, 23, during which nine internet fraud suspects were arrested.
The statement read:
“Ms Bachor’s apartment happened to be one of the flats in the building.
“EFCC operatives had knocked on her entrance door, identified themselves as being from the Commission on a mission to execute a Search Warrant. But they were refused entry, for several minutes by Bachor’s sister.
“The operatives were left with no choice than to force their way in, lest suspects escape or destroy vital evidence.”