Ahmedabad: A Nigerian conman who claimed himself as the Prince of Nigeria was arrested by the Gujarat Police for duping more than 25 Gujaratis with tall claims of providing Visa and cheating them of an amount to the tune of Rs 60 lakhs.

Acting on the information by the Crime Branch, Gujarat Police nabbed national of Nigeria Iradiri Irapamo (31) at Ahmedabad Airport who claimed himself as the grandson of Bayalsa king in Nigera.  Police recovered two visas, 4 identity cards, visiting cards of several companies, laptop, mobile and 10,000 dollars from his possession.

Reportedly, the man used to operate Cellfok Incorporate Company to deceive those who planned to visit foreign countries. He assured to send them abroad with full legal documents. The Nigerian national spread the network in Gujarat after coming in contact with Divyesh Bhoot , a resident of Rajkor , who used to operate Vidhi Visa Consultancy.

JPN/Bureau